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Numbers of note

Rs 7,58,751 crore was the money Indians saved in 2006-07. For more of such interesting numbers, read on.

Print Edition: October 7, 2007

Rs 7,58,751 crore: The money Indians saved in 2006-07

10 billion: The number of calls the telemarketing industry in India makes each year, according to a TRAI consultation paper

$14.5 billion (Rs 59,450 crore): The amount of FDI that flowed into India last year. In comparison, China received $69.5 billion (Rs 2,84,950 crore), almost five times the amount

£984 billion (Rs 79,70,400 crore): The size of international organised crime, according to the State of the Future Survey by the World Federation of United Nations Associations

19.4 million units: The housing shortage in India, according to Assocham

15: The number of excutives in India with annual pay packets in excess of Rs 10 crore. Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani tops the list with an annual salary of Rs 24.51 crore

1,000 tonnes: The estimated demand for gold in India in 2007. In 2006, the country consumed 715.5 tonnes of the yellow metal

18.2 per cent: Growth in exports during April-July 2007. The figure for imports in the same period was 30.7 per cent

4,120 MWe (megawatt electrical): India’s total installed nuclear capacity. BHEL’s contribution to the country’s nuclear power generation capacity is 3,280 MWe

Rs 6.2 lakh: The average annual salary of Indian techies in 2007

6 million: Passenger traffic (both domestic and international) in and out of India in 2006-07

850,000: The number of Chinese-made toys, including Barbie play sets, recalled by Mattel in the US, for having “impermissible levels of lead”

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