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Roads, paved (% of total roads)

Paved roads are those surfaced with crushed stone (macadam) and hydrocarbon binder or bituminized agents, with concrete, or with cobblestones, as a percentage of all the country's roads, measured in length.

Definition and source: World Bank
URL: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/IS.ROD.PAVE.ZS

Individuals using the Internet (% of population)

Internet users are individuals who have used the Internet (from any location) in the last 3 months. The Internet can be used via a computer, mobile phone, personal digital assistant, games machine, digital TV etc.

Definition and source: World Bank and International Telecommunication Union
URL: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/IT.NET.USER.ZS

Passenger cars (per 1,000 people)

Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver).

Definition and source: World Bank
URL: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/IS.VEH.PCAR.P3

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.

Definition and source: World Bank
URL: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/IT.CEL.SETS.P2

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