By: Trends Editorial Team
Number of people expected to visit Dubai Expo 2020
Dubai Expo 2020, postponed due to the Covid pandemic and now to be held between October 1st, 2021 and March 31st, 2022, is expected to draw the largest crowd ever for any world fairs, since the event’s conception in 1851. This is the first time the Expo is being hosted in the Middle East with the next event scheduled to be held in Osaka-Japan in 2025.
Number of mobile Internet users in the world. In 2021, there are so far some 4.66 billion active internet users worldwide – 59.5 percent of the global population. Of this total, 92.6 % (4.32 billion) accessed the internet via mobile devices.
Number of entrepreneurs around the world. According to statistics from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), if you decide to head down the entrepreneurial route, you are part of a pretty sizeable worldwide club. GEM surveyed 65 different global economies and found entrepreneurialism to be alive and well, with an estimated 582 million entrepreneurs residing around the globe.
of travelers used Apps and websites to choose their destinations. 59% of families and travelers said their sources for information or inspirations to find where to go and what to do were travel websites like TripAdvisor and Expedia, etc…Also 10% said they use Instagram to find interesting destinations, 74% used search engines, 51% went on travel review websites, 30% used various social media such as Facebook, and 8% said they used blogs. Only 12% of travellers used traditional travel agencies!
Number of smart homes worldwide in 2021. A smart home is defined as a modern home where the appliances and devices can be controlled remotely by the owner, usually through a mobile app. Devices and smart home appliances can also be connected to other smart devices in the house, making smart home technology super easy and convenient.
Number of users of popular messaging application, WhatsApp. The WhatsApp app usage penetration is particularly strong in markets outside of the United States and it is one of the most popular mobile social apps worldwide in 2021. In February 2014, social network Facebook acquired the mobile app for $19 billion.
The global market size of smart farming by next year. The global market size of smart agriculture is expected to grow from approximately 9.58 billion U.S. dollars in 2017 to 23.14 billion U.S. dollars by 2022.