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August 17th, 2010

Sweden peaked in teen births 1966

Gapminder World now has an updated indicator for Teen Fertility Rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19). We have added Read more …

June 19th, 2010

Follow the World Cup in Gapminder

32 countries qualified to the Football World Cup in South Africa. In Gapminder World Cup you can see how they score on some football- as well as development indicators.

April 29th, 2010

Angus Maddison has passed away

24 April 2010, professor Angus Maddison passed away at the age of 83. Maddison was an economist and economic historian and a pioneer in exploring the broad developments of the world through statistics.

April 21st, 2010

Free data from the World Bank

Yesterday (April 20, 2010) the World Bank reveiled that it will offer free access to a huge amount of development statistics. This bold and longly awaited step to liberate the data gives students, researchers, designers, journalists and organizations access to important statistics.

March 29th, 2010

Hans explains Population Growth with Lego

An interview with Hans Rosling for Ericsson’s “2020 Shaping Ideas” project.

March 11th, 2010

A brand new Gapminder.org

As you can see, Gapminder’s web site has got a facelift, but also some helpful new features. Here are the most important new features that will help you explore the world with Gapminder.