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It's The Week In Numbers

Friday 20th March 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.


13.8%  -  Increase in likelihood of dying on your birthday, compared to any other day of the year. 183.7 metres  -  Length of the world's longest egg noodle, cooked up by Japanese chef Hiroshi Kuroda in September 2019.

40%  -  Percentage of European startups claiming to be AI firms while not actually using AI.  £1 billion  -  Estimated cost of AstraZeneca's new global HQ in Cambridge.  1 hour 50 minutes  -  Average amount of time a person in the UK spent daily on social media last year.  10%  -  Percentage of the weight of a two-year-old pillow that's made up of dead dust mites and their droppings.  45 million  -  Number of Americans who drink water from private wells.

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