Thank you Fast Company and the people at Doghouse Diaries for this glorious example of the power of infographics and the not so pretty side of statistics entitled: What each country leads the world in.
It makes you proud to be an Australian when you discover that we lead the world in deadly animals, deadly shark attacks and melanoma. Why, oh why, is Tourism Australia not using these compelling statistics in their international marketing campaigns? I can see it now: ‘Come to Australia. If the sharks and animals don’t get you, the skin cancer will’. Perfect!
Oh, the irony that China leads the world in CO2 emissions and renewable energy. To laugh or to cry?
And as for the fact that America leads the world in Nobel Laureates and getting killed by lawnmowers …