Deloitte Insights, Voice of Asia, March 2018 "We are maintaining our optimistic outlook and believe that the economies in Asia will enjoy another year of growth that outpaces these expectations in 2018".Three reasons why Asia will experience stronger-than-expected growth in 2018
The new 2018 Global Digital suite of reports from We Are Social and Hootsuite reveals that there are now more than 4 billion people around the world using the internet.Well over half of the world’s population is now online. Africa has seen the fastest growth rates, with the number of internet users across the continent increasing by more than 20 percent year-on-year DIGITAL IN 2018: WORLD’S INTERNET USERS PASS THE 4 BILLION MARK
Demand is stronger than expected for people to fill key jobs in finance and tech in Australia at the start of 2018.The jobs most in demand in Australia for 2018
The World Wealth and Income Database aims to provide open and convenient access to the most extensive available database on the historical evolution of the world distribution of income and wealth, both within countries and between countriesSee New Zealand data set
The Youth Progress Index (YPI) is one of the first ever concepts for measuring young people’s quality of life independently of economic indicators. The index covers 102 countries that are scored and ranked on three dimensions—basic human needs, foundations of wellbeing and opportunity—and twelve components. The results are calculated using 60 indicators of social and environmental performance specific to the youth population.New Zealand ranks 10th globally !