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How the world separates its digits
Digit group separators are often used when displaying large numbers, to make them easier to read.
For example, the number 293847298347 could be written as 293,847,298,347.
Not all countries use a comma for separation and not all countries separate the numbers at every three digits.
Style A: 10,000,000,000
Style B: 10 000 000 000
Style C: 10.000.000.000
Style D: 10’000’000’000
Style E: 10˙000˙000˙000
Style F: 100,0000,0000
Style G: 10,00,00,00,000
Digit separations can also depend on the number of digits. For example, in countries with the comma separator, the number ‘one thousand’ is often displayed as 1000 rather than 1,000; with separations only occurring for numbers with five or more digits.
Digit group separation is less common in
If any of the information in the above table is inaccurate, or if you know how digits are separated in a country that isn’t listed in the table, please contact us so the table can be corrected/expanded.
See also:How the world separates its decimals
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