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The year in numbers: 2007

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(CNN) -- As the New Year begins, a numerical look at what's in store in 2007.

100 million: The total number of blogs that will be available on the Internet by 2007, according to analysts.

10: The number of Airbus' flagship A380 "superjumbos" ordered by Singapore Airlines. Airbus said in October the first plane would not be delivered until October 2007.

16 years: The length of time since Guns N'Roses released their last original studio albums, "Use Your Illusion I" and "Use Your Illusion II" in 1991. The troubled rock band are due to release the long-delayed follow-up "Chinese Democracy" in March. The band's 1987 debut "Appetite For Destruction" has sold more than 20 million copies.

9.42 million: The number of vehicles Japanese automaker Toyota plans to produce in 2007 -- a four percent increase that would likely take it past General Motors as the world's largest car manufacturer.

490 million: The total population of the European Union following the January 1 accession of Bulgaria and Romania -- taking the organization's membership to 27 nations. Combined, the EU's economies have the world's largest GDP.

16: The number of teams taking part in the Cricket World Cup, starting March 5 in the Caribbean. Australia defend the title they won in South Africa four years ago.

$19.5 billion: The estimated development costs of Microsoft's new Vista operating system, due to be released to home computer users at the end of January.

64 percent: The estimated chance of a major hurricane hitting the U.S. mainland during 2007, according to forecasters at Colorado State University. The first named storm of the season will be Andrea, followed by Barry.

10 months: The amount of time it will take NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander to reach the planet after it is launched aboard a rocket in August. Phoenix, the first scheduled launch in NASA's new "Scout" program, will study the history of water on Mars and assess whether habitable conditions once existed on the Red Planet.

$1.5 billion: The estimated cost of the UK's new Wembley football stadium, which is finally due to open for 2007's FA Cup Final in May more than a year behind schedule. Initial assessments of the project's cost had estimated it would cost no more than $639 million.

46: The age Princess Diana would have been on July 1, 2007, when a concert in her memory is scheduled to take place at Wembley. The 10th anniversary of the Princess' death in a Paris car crash falls on August 31.

Axl Rose's Guns N' Roses are finally set to release "Chinese Democracy" -- their first new studio album in 16 years -- in March.




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