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2019 Sep 21Statistics
Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: UN
Sharjah 24 – AFP: Global child and maternal deaths have fallen sharply in recent decades, but new UN statistics released Thursday show unequal progress, with more than five childbirths a minute ending in tragedy.
2019 Sep 14Statistics
Around 12 million children may never see a classroom: UN
Sharjah 24 – WAM: New data published by the United Nations cultural agency on Friday, reveals that without taking urgent measures, around 12 million young children will never set foot inside a school, with girls facing "the greatest barriers".
2019 Jul 27Statistics
WHO: US$58.7 billion needed to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030
Sharjah 24 – WAM: Ahead of World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, the world Health Organisation (WHO) calls on countries to take advantage of recent reductions in the costs of diagnosing and treating viral hepatitis and scale up investments in disease elimination.
2019 Jul 15Statistics
90% of people in UAE use digital banking
Sharjah 24 – WAM: According to numerous studies conducted by official authorities, such as the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, the percentage of digital banking users in the UAE rose to 90 percent while the percentage of ATM users reached 100 percent, reflecting the growing automation of the country’s banking sector.
2019 Jul 08Statistics
UAE spends AED65.74 billion on social benefits in 2018
Sharjah 24 – WAM: According to statistics from the Ministry of Finance, the UAE’s total spending on social benefits in 2018 amounted to AED65.74 billion, accounting for 16.8 percent of government spending.
2019 Jul 02Statistics
Rising heat stress could cost 80 mln jobs by 2030 - U.N.
Sharjah 24 – Reuters: Rising heat due to climate change could lead to the loss of 80 million jobs by 2030, with poor countries worst hit, the United Nations said on Monday, as Europe sweltered in record temperatures.
2019 Jul 01Statistics
Non-resident deposits in UAE banking system exceed loans
Sharjah 24 – WAM: The value of non-resident deposits in the UAE’s banking system exceeded non-resident loans by AED64.5 billion at the end of May 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, according to statistics from the UAE Central Bank.
2019 Jun 27Statistics
Selfies: five times more deadly than shark attacks
Sharjah24 – AFP: Selfies, which have become a global sensation in the last decade or so, have remarkably killed five times more people than shark attacks.
2019 Jun 19Statistics
France has lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally: poll
Sharjah24 – AFP: France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday.
2019 Jun 12Statistics
86% of internet users admit being duped by fake news: survey
Sharjah24 – AFP: Eighty-six percent of internet users have been duped by fake news -- most of it spread on Facebook according to a global survey published Tuesday.