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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The most and least affordable countries for starting a business, mapped

The United Arab Emirates is the most costly nation to begin a business, with start-up costs of $7,443.51. While starting a new business is least affordable in Congo, where $1,232 in fees equates to 2,554% of the average monthly income. Contrary in Kazakhstan, it takes just 2% of the average monthly payment ($12 against $531) to start a business.

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