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The anamorphisis proposed by the Cité de l'économie
will show you the world in a way you may have never seen it.

Select the indicator of your choice at the top left of the screen
and then click on the 'Run the animation' button.

The surface of each country on the map then becomes proportional to the chosen indicator.
Thus, two countries that have the same value for this indicator
will have the same surface after transformation.

For some indicators, you can follow the evolution of the map over time by clicking the ► button that appears at the bottom left of the map.

The indicator currently selected is:
"Number of bank branches, 2013"

Download here the data file of this indicator.
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This indicator gives the number of commercial bank branches that provide banking and financial services to their customers.
Taking all countries together, there were around 570,000 bank branches in 2013. India, with 17.5% of bank branches, is the country where there are the most. It is followed by China, the United States and Brazil, which each has more than 60,000 branches.
As for Africa, it has 5% of the world's bank branches, with three-quarters of them concentrated in only nine countries.
More than half of the world's bank branches are in China, India, the United States and Brazil.   Find out more
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