The price of gym membership in 52 countries, mapped

Gym workouts have been off the cards since the pandemic hit, but that’s due to change as vaccination roll-out hits its stride. In the United Kingdom, membership of The Gym Group rose by 33 percent, from 547 thousand to 729 thousand in the first months of 2021. And consulting company McKinsey prognosticates a 5-10% yearly increase in the wellness business just because we have become more conscious of the delicacy of our well-being.

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11 maps that explain China

China is the world’s most populous nation and the world’s 4th-largest country in the world. The nation has the world’s largest army and the 2nd-largest military budget. In 2010 China’s economy became the the 2nd-wealthiest nation worldwide by nominal GDP and developed to the largest by purchasing power parity in 2014. Today the nation has been described as a potential superpower.

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