As covered in another infographic, if you were to burn all of the data created last year onto Blu-ray discs, you would need to invest in an astounding 660 billion - each with a standard capacity of 50 gigabytes. The worldwide total, 33 zettabytes, is peanuts though when compared to the forecasts for the next decade or so - as our infographic shows, data creation is about to explode.
Global Data Creation is About to Explode
Statista Digital Economy Compass
This chart shows the actual and forecast amount of data created worldwide from 2010 to 2035.