A look at the world in numbers


Individual income taxes paid per capita in 2010


Individual income taxes paid per capita in 2000


Percent drop in corporate income tax receipts since 2000


Percent increase in corporate profits since 2000

$3.1 billion

The amount Google has saved in taxes the past three years by shifting its foreign profits into offshore accounts

$90 billion

Estimated amount of federal tax revenue the U.S. loses to offshore accounts annually, revised up from $60 billion four years ago

$312 billion

The amount of money that corporations brought back into the U.S. in 2004 when Congress instituted a tax holiday in which corporations paid a tax rate of 5.25 percent instead of 35 percent


Times, the increase in mobile data usage expected in the next five years


Percent of smartphone use that happens in the home

Sources:; Bloomberg News;;