Data in Gapminder World

November 20th, 2014

Life expectancy updated

We added estimates for 2013 from World Population Prospects. Taiwan and Greenland was guesstimated by us.

May 7th, 2014

Life expectancy updated

We have made a number of revisions to “life expectancy”. We have guesstimated how much life expectancy dropped during a Read more …

March 21st, 2014

Income per person

We have updated the indicator “Income per person (GDP/capita, PPP$ inflation adjusted)” to version 14. We added interpolations to all Read more …

November 21st, 2013

We added Penn World Table 8.0

We added GDP per capita from Penn World Table 8.0. We used the variable labaled “RGDPE” in the database, and Read more …

October 23rd, 2013

GDP per capita updated

We updated GDP per capita to version 13. We did some revisione of our guesstimates for the historical GDP per Read more …

October 9th, 2013

Children per woman updated

We have updated Children per woman (total fertility rate) with new data from World Population Prospects, including projections (1950-2099). The Read more …

September 25th, 2013

HIV data updated

We updated data for Annual HIV Deaths, New HIV Cases (number of people, all ages and percentage of population aged Read more …

July 25th, 2013

Life expectancy updated

We updated Life expectancy with new data from World Population Prospects (2012 version). A number of backward revisions was also Read more …

July 1st, 2013

“gdp growth over next 10 years” updated

We used the new updated income per person. See the data here: www.bit.ly/17z5l4A

June 28th, 2013

Income per person updated

We have updated “Income per person” and “Income per person with projections”. This will be version 12. The new data Read more …

April 26th, 2013

Adults living with HIV (%) and number of people living with HIV updated!

We updated the data for proportion of adults living with HIV and number of people living with HIV. The % Read more …

April 26th, 2013

MMR and number of maternal deaths updated!

We updated maternal mortality ratio and the number of maternal deaths with the most recent IHME data. You can also Read more …

February 27th, 2013

Aid received per person updated

We updated the aid received per person. The data source is the World Bank and values are¬†displayed in current US$. Read more …

February 27th, 2013

Hydroelectric and nuclear electricity production updated

We updated hydroelectric and nuclear electricity production (total and per person). We changed the source for both indicators. We also Read more …

February 25th, 2013

We updated Oil Production and Electricity Use

We updated Oil Production (total and per capita) and Electricity use (total and per capita). We changed sources for both Read more …