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Say media reports news accurately, 2018.

Netherlands: 82%
India: 80%
Canada: 78%
Germany: 75%
Nigeria: 71%
Japan: 65%
Turkey: 65%
UK: 63%
France: 62%
Russia: 60%
Brazil: 57%
US: 56%
Spain: 48%
South Korea: 36%
Greece: 22%

(Pew Research)
A380 deliveries by company.

Emirates: 101
Singapore: 19
Lufthansa: 14
Qantas: 12
British Airways: 12
Air France: 10
Etihad: 10
Korean Air: 10
Qatar Airways: 9
Asiana Airlines: 6
Malaysia Airlines: 6
Thai Airways: 6 https://t.co/7JyYS2Jqxg
Middle East unemployment.

Palestinian Territories: 29%
Jordan: 18.5%
Oman: 17.5%
Yemen: 17%
Iraq: 16%
Egypt: 11.9%
Iran: 11.7%
Turkey: 10.3%
Lebanon: 6.8%
Saudi Arabia: 5.8%
Israel: 4.3%
Bahrain: 4%
UAE: 3.7%
Kuwait: 2.4%
Qatar: 0.1%
Projected wage growth, 2018.

Poland: +3.8%
Israel: +3%
South Korea: +1.9%
Sweden: +1.5%
Ireland: +1.3%
US: +1.2%
Netherlands: +1.1%
Portugal: +1.1%
Norway: +1.1%
Canada: +1%
Germany: +0.9%
France: +0.8%
Australia: +0.4%
Japan: +0.3%
Greece: +0.2%
Italy: -0.6%
UK: -0.7%

(OECD)
Change in tourist arrivals between 2015 and 2017.

Australia: +22%
Canada: +21%
Saudi Arabia: +20%
UK: +17%
UAE: +16%
Thailand: +14%
China: +9%
Germany: +8%
France: +4%
Italy: +2%
US: -6%
Turkey: -6.7%

(US Travel Association)
Average oil price by year.

1960: $1.63
1965: $1.42
1970: $1.21
1975: $10.4
1980: $35
1985: $27
1990: $22
1995: $17
2000: $27
2005: $50

2010: $77
2011: $107
2012: $109
2013: $105
2014: $96
2015: $49
2016: $40
2017: $51
Youth Unemployment

Greece: 39%
Spain: 37.9%
Italy: 32.7%
Iran: 29.2%
France: 22%
Turkey: 20%
Sweden: 17.2%
Poland: 14%
Australia: 12.3%
UK: 12%
Canada: 10.3%
South Korea: 9.3%
US: 8.9%
Netherlands: 7.8%
Vietnam: 7.3%
Germany: 6.6%
Japan: 4.1%
Total(1) => 0.15389394760132 f_f_QM(2) => 0.10488510131836 indS(2) => 0.06990909576416 indM(2) => 0.019832372665405 indM_1(2) => 0.00341796875 indM_2(2) => 0.001115083694458 indM_4(2) => 0.0025920867919922 indM_5(2) => 0.0025839805603027 indM_6(2) => 0.0017471313476562 indM_7(2) => 0.002514123916626 indM_8(2) => 0.0027632713317871 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.042096138000488 f_f_dT(20) => 0.040415525436401