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It's The Week In Numbers

Friday 10th April 2020

Every week Refreshing sends its newsletter to thousands of Senior Finance Professionals across London. As well as the facts from the world of recruitment and executive search, we dip into the lighter side of life, to brighten your Friday afternoons.


52%  -  Percentage of households in Sweden which contain just one person.  6 x  -  Increase in the sales of baking yeast compared to this time last year.  $4 billion  -  Increase in net worth, over the past 10 weeks, of Eric Yuan, founder and chief executive of video conferencing platform Zoom. He is now worth $7.9bn.  900 bpm  -  Heart rate of a bat whilst flying. £3 million  -  Amount that Netflix is rumoured to have offered comedians David Walliams and Matt Lucas to create more episodes of Little Britain.  17  -  Number of tonnes of raw gold ore which provide the same amount of gold as a single tonne of electronic scrap.  112 years 13 days  -  The age of Britain's two oldest people - both were born on the same day. 

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