according to official statistics
- According to official statistics the disease killed over 500 people.
- Voter turnout reached 92.6 percent with incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko garnering 82.6 percent of the vote, according to official statistics.
- According to the official statistics released on the 23rd data show that in 2008 Swaziland 42.2 percent of pregnant women are HIV carriers.
- Last year, according to official figures, more people died violently in Sri Lanka than in Afghanistan.
- According to official news agency Xinhua, there are an estimated 1,000 transsexuals in China.