Netflix’s meteoric rise, by the numbers

130m people are paying customers of streaming pioneer Netflix

Global cannabis usage, by the numbers

$32bn is the forecast value of the global cannabis market in 2022

IMF global economic outlook, by the numbers

1.4% is SA’s economic growth in 2019, by IMF estimates

Notable bank heists, by the numbers

R456m stolen in the 10 biggest cash-in-transit heists in SA last year

Digital banking crime, by the numbers

There has been a 104% increase in SIM swap incidents to 8,254 from 4,040 incidents

Transport month, by the numbers

R3.6bn in e-toll debt has been written off by Ssanral

SA housing market slows, by the numbers

R895,168 is the current price of the average middle-income-area house in SA

Fuel prices in SA, by the numbers

This is the highest fuel price ever in South Africa

The AI-mazing patent race, by the numbers

Top tech giants are banking on artificial intelligence to give them a competitive edge

Ease of doing business: SA vs the world

190 countries' ranking (scores out of 100) on the ease of doing business

Emerging-market currency rout, by the numbers

The currencies of six emerging-market countries have depreciated by more than 10% against the US dollar this year

What happens in an internet minute

187 e-mails are sent and 3.7 million Google search queries occur in an internet minute

The world’s top apps, by the numbers

WhatsApp has a user base of 1-billion plus people

Languages most spoken among the world’s 7.6-billion people

After English and French, Chinese is the third most popular language that most people are learning

Latest birth statistics in SA, by the numbers

Twenty seven is the average age of new mothers over the past 20 years

How the world ranks its cities

Cape Town named the top city in Africa, while Dakar in Senegal was voted the worst by The Economist