This map shows world prison population rates per 100,000 of the national population.
Current world prison population rate: 168 per 100,000 people
Current world prison population total: 9,949,696
How the World Prison Population Data is Compiled?
The World Prison Population List is compiled from a variety of sources.
If you’re interested in visiting some of the most expensive buildings in the world, take a trip to Las Vegas. Sin City boasts an impressive three of the world’s 10 –most expensive buildings.
If you want to see the rest, be prepared for some travel: Six of the 10 are located in countries outside the United States.
The list of the 10 most expensive buildings in the world is a remarkably varied one. It includes baseball and soccer stadiums, casinos, resorts and even a family home.
Here’s a quick look at some of the priciest real estate around:
The Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas ranks as the 10th most expensive building in the world at a cost of $950 million. Built in 2007, the casino/resort owned by MGM Resorts International rises 43 stories in the air.
During the four weeks to follow, the world’s eyes and ears will be directed towards South Africa, following one of the world’s premier sporting events. Soccer may not be overwhelmingly popular in the United States, but on a global scale, the World Cup is the largest sporting event in terms of viewership. Collectively, more than 26 billion viewers watched the games of the 2006 FIFA World Cup in