Data in Gapminder World

This is a documentation of the countries and territories that we have chosen to include in Gapminder World. We also describe the principles we follow in cases where there have been border changes and other political changes.

How many countries and territories are included?

Do you have a full list of the countries and territories in Gapminder World?

Do you have a map of all the countries and territories in Gapminder World?

Isn’t there any overlap between the included countries and territories?

Is the data for Greenland included in the data for Denmark? What about other dependent territories?

How have all the border and name changes over the years been handled?

Are there some countries or territories that I should pay extra attention too?