Welcome to Dollar Street
– where country stereotypes fall apart
Imagine the world as a street. All houses are lined up by income, the poor living to the left and the rich to the right. Everybody else somewhere in between. Where would you live? Would your life look different than your neighbours’ from other parts of the world, who share the same income level? Welcome!
How not to be ignorant about the World
Ola Rosling & Hans Rosling show simple rules of thumb for dismantling global misconceptions and beating chimpanzees.
Try our new tools
Play with our income mountains, bubble charts and maps. Still alpha version, but works pretty well already. Open source and touch screen support.
Dollar Street Preview
Imagine everyone living on one long street sorted by income. Gapminder Head of Creativity, Anna R. Rönnlund shows her new project which will let you see what life really looks like behind the income statistics.
The Facts About Population
Panicking is rarely a good idea. In this one-hour documentary, Hans Rosling
shows why the world might not be as bad as you might believe!