We have updated the indicator “Income per person (GDP/capita, PPP$ inflation adjusted)” to version 14. We added interpolations to all years, assuming a constant growth (instead of a constant increase in dollars). This gives a more realistic picture for fast growing economies with sparse data (such as the oil-rich gulf countries). We also made some Read more …
We added GDP per capita from Penn World Table 8.0. We used the variable labaled “RGDPE” in the database, and divided itby population. The indicator is available unde “for advanced users” -> “Alternative GDP indicators”. It can be viewed here
We updated GDP per capita to version 13. We did some revisione of our guesstimates for the historical GDP per capita for the Baltic states. For details, see the files at the documentation page
We have updated Children per woman (total fertility rate) with new data from World Population Prospects, including projections (1950-2099). The year 2012 is now included in the data set. We also did some backward revisions and additions (e.g. for China & Greenland). Finally, we did some extrapolations to make sure all countries with data were Read more …
We updated data for Annual HIV Deaths, New HIV Cases (number of people, all ages and percentage of population aged 15-49) and ART coverage. Backward revisions were performed by UNAIDS. See the latest data in the Gapminder World.
We updated Life expectancy with new data from World Population Prospects (2012 version). A number of backward revisions was also done and we have added guestimates for a couple of disasters (Haiti earthquake, Somalia famine, Syrian civil war). Both Life expectancy and Life expectancy with extrapolations have been updated. This data set is version 6 Read more …
We used the new updated income per person. See the data here: www.bit.ly/17z5l4A
We have updated “Income per person” and “Income per person with projections”. This will be version 12. The new data can be viewed here The documentation for the new data can be viewed here: http://www.gapminder.org/data/documentation/gd001/ The following updates have been made: (a) new updates from IMF and a few other complementary sources, we now have data Read more …
We updated the data for proportion of adults living with HIV and number of people living with HIV. The % of adults had been slightly revised. The dataset for “Number of people living with HIV” had been revised backwards up to 1990 by UNAIDS. See the newest estimates in the Gapminder World.
We updated maternal mortality ratio and the number of maternal deaths with the most recent IHME data. You can also find WHO’s most recent MMR estimates (up to 2010) under “For advanced users”. See the updated maternal health data in the Gapminder World.
We updated the aid received per person. The data source is the World Bank and values are displayed in current US$. See the bubbles in the Gapminder World.
We updated hydroelectric and nuclear electricity production (total and per person). We changed the source for both indicators. We also changed the indicator for nuclear power, which now displays electricity produced by nuclear power plants used to generate electricity. See the new indicator in the Gapminder World.
We updated Oil Production (total and per capita) and Electricity use (total and per capita). We changed sources for both indicators. To see the new data, go to the Gapminder World.
We updated the democracy score, so it now extends to 2011. It is based on Polity IV, but we also added some gapfilling for year under foreign occupation and some other extensions. You can see the data in gapminder world. For information on how we extended the data set, see the data sheet.
We updated received ODA, in both % of GNI and constant 2010 US$. Please note that the currency was changed from constant 2009$, which led to small changes in the dataset. See the updated version in the Gapminder World.