The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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In the postwar period the proportion fell to 3 or 4 percent. Recent developments.
In 1964 the total active military manpower of the world was estimated at
20,900,000; in 1968 it was 23,800,000—a growth in the four years of 13.6
take from 30 percent to 60 percent of corporation profits, and the capital gains tax
is fixed at just under 20 percent. The second biggest source of tax income is a
sales tax of 5.5 percent on all sales and transactions, with a lower rate of 2
Employed workers constituted 41 percent of the total population in 1961. Three-
fifths of the total nonemployed urban population consists of females. Even in the
tribal belt of Chota Nāgpur, where both men and women participate in economic
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