Magazine article Russian Life

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Magazine article Russian Life

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17%

Russians who are over 60. By 2050, the figure will jump to 31 percent.

20%

Houses in London priced over $10 million which are sold to Russians. Of those sold for over $30 million, the figure is 50 percent.

3

Ranking of Russia among countries with the most billionaires, according to Forbes magazine. Russia added 20 billionaires since last year's ranking and now has 53, trailing only the U.S. and Germany.

730,000

Children in Russia who are homeless. Their number is growing by 130,000 annually.

51

Life expectancy for males in the Koryak Autonomous Region--the lowest in Russia. It is highest (76) for males in Ingushetia.

10%

Russian males who are in jail.

1,300,000,000

Passengers served by Russian railroads each year.

$3,100,000,000

Size of the Russian IT outsourcing industry today, versus $60-100 million in 1999. The sector is expected to grow an additional 40-45 percent in 2007.

2,000,000

Russians who purchased a new or used car in 2006, up 20 percent versus 2005. …

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