‘The big education for me is that civilisation is fragile and can be destroyed in a heartbeat' - Jeremy Brade, former peacekeeper in Sarajevo.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Killer facts about the British standard of living

Average income in the UK is lower than in the Falkland Islands.

Iceland's per capita income is 14 rungs higher than ours.

Norwegians earn 2/3rds more than we do.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2004rank.html?countryName=Iceland&countryCode=ic&regionCode=eu&rank=20#ic