We updated “Children per woman” with new data from World Population Prospects. Some backward revisions were also done. The indicator “Children per woman with projections” were also updated. See the documentation for more information: www.gapminder.org/data/documentation/gd008/
Thanks a lot to Elliot Rankin-Jones, who helped us identify an error in Gapminder World. The data for “military expenditure (% opf GDP)” has been upgraded with the latest World Bank report. Please try selecting one country at a time and zoom in (available from the lower left corner of the graph) to see its Read more …
200 years of total GDP (PPP$, inflation-adjusted) has been added into Gapminder World. graph This indicator is based on 2 other indicators: GDP per capita (PPP$, inflation-adjusted) and Population. Documentations for the data compilation process could be found here.
The following 4 communication indicators have been updated using the latest data from the World Bank. 1. Cell phones (total). graph 2. Cell phone (per 100 people). graph 3. Internet users (total). graph 4. Internet users (per 100 people). graph
The data for “Maternal deaths, lifetime risk (per 1,000)” has been updated using the latest data from Unicef. Graph
The following 4 indicators have been updated using the latest data from the World Bank: 1. Debt servicing costs (% of exports and net income from abroad) graph 2. Present value of debt (% of GNI) graph 3. Exports unit value (index, 2000=100) graph 4. Net barter terms of trade (2000 = 100) Read more …
By using the latest data from MDG indicators, 6 infrastructure indicators have been added into Gapminder World: Improved sanitation, overall access (%) Improved sanitation, urban access (%) Improved sanitation, rural access (%) Improved water source, overall access (%) Improved water source, urban access (%) Improved water source, rural access (%) Example graph
The indicator “Democracy score” has been updated using the latest data from Polity IV. View the graph here .
The written documentation for GDP per capita has now been uploaded: http://www.gapminder.org/data/documentation/gd001/
We have finally uploaded an excel-file with all the sources and meta-data for Income per person. You find it at the documentation page.
Based on the latest data from the MRC-HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, 6 health indicators have been added into Gapminder World: 1. Body Mass Index (BMI), men, Kg/m2 2. Body Mass Index (BMI), women, Kg/m2 3. Blood pressure, men, mmHg 4. Blood Read more …
Based on the data from UN Population Division, Gapminder Foundation has added the estimated number of annual new births for each country from 1953 till 2030. Example graph
Based on the latest UNAIDS data, 3 new indicators of HIV have been added into Gapminder World: – Newly HIV infected (number, all ages) – Newly HIV infected (%, age 15-49) – Annual HIV deaths (number, all ages) The original 2 indicators of HIV in Gapminder World have also been updated using the latest UNAIDS Read more …
The following 4 indicators have been upgraded by using the latest WDI data. Energe use, per person; Energe use, total; Energy production, per person; Energy production, total. Also the structure of category “Energy” has been re-organized by energy sources.
During our previous database maintenance, we removed from Gapminder World the indicators for cancer mortality rate and annual deaths. But according to the feedbacks from our keen users, we decided to put them back into Gapminder World. Please find the indicators from sub-category “Health” -> “Cancer, female” or “Cancer, male”.