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  1. Economy - GDP - per capita (PPP): ,500 (2008 estimate)

  2. Communications - Internet users: 1,018,057,389 (2005)

  3. Geography - Land use (%): arable land: 10.57%; permanent crops: 1.04%; other: 88.38% (2005)

  4. Economy - Exports: .28 trillion f.o.b. (2008 estimate)

  5. People - Languages (%): Mandarin Chinese 13.22%, Spanish 4.88%, English 4.68%, Arabic 3.12%, Hindi 2.74%, Portuguese 2.69%, Bengali 2.59%, Russian 2.2%, Japanese 1.85%, Standard German 1.44%, French 1.2% (2005 est.); note: percents are for "first language" speakers only

  6. Geography - Natural hazards: large areas subject to severe weather (tropical cyclones), natural disasters (earthquakes, landslides, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions)

  7. Economy - GDP (purchasing power parity): GWP (gross world product): .65 trillion (2008 estimate)

  8. People - HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA

  9. Economy - Electricity - consumption (kWh): 17.48 trillion kWh (2007 estimate)

  10. Economy - Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad: World total DFI .22 trillion; top ten sources of DFI: US .751 trillion; UK .841 trillion; France .571 trillion; Germany .360 trillion; HK .078 trillion; Netherlands 2.5 billion; Spain 8.5 billion; Switzerland 3.5 billion; Japan 7.0 billion; Belgium 1.9 billion (2008 estimate)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook