40 % projected growth in global data generated per year versus 5 per cent growth in global IT spending

€250bn potential annual value to Europe’s public sector administration – more than the GDP of Greece

235 terabytes of data collected by the US Library of Congress in April 2011

£600bn potential annual consumer surplus from using personal location data globally

$300bn potential annual value to US health care – more than double the total annual Spanish health care spend

30bn pieces of data shared on Facebook every month­­­