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50 % of data points lie below and 50 % lie above the median. The median is more useful than the average (mean) when differences between individual countries under comparison are very significant, which is the case here.
Think first before buying a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV).
In addition to being very expensive to run, SUVs are very fuel inefficient. They emit twice as much carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen dioxide as an average car. These chemicals contribute to air pollution as well as global warming!
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