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May 12th, 2011

BRIC like Africa

The economic growth in Africa is more than 5% per year and that is faster than world average. Companies in emerging economies (=middle Read more …

May 8th, 2011

Fast economic growth in East Africa!

Today at the airport in Stockholm I met a happy Swedish couple flying out to their new investment abroad! They Read more …

May 8th, 2011

Ivory Coast dropped, Egypt rised GDP/c

35 years ago Ivory Coast and Egypt had the same GDP/capita and the same Life Expectancy. In  this year of revolution Egyptians Read more …

May 7th, 2011

Bangladesh has outdone Pakistan!

At independence in 1972 people in Bangladesh lived on average 1o years shorter than in Pakistan, whereas both countries had very large families, 7 children Read more …

May 5th, 2011

Pakistan military budget is 10 x health budget !

i Just became aware of how very exceptional the BUDGET of the Pakistan government is. The government spend 4% of Read more …

May 4th, 2011

Reducing deaths yielded fewer kids!

Click to see Gapminder World showing number of children per women (vertical) and child mortality (horizontally) for the countries of Read more …

May 4th, 2011

The World has reached Peak Number of Children!

BREAKING NEWS FROM UN POPULATION DIVISION world population continueS to grow, but the number of children in the world has Read more …

May 4th, 2011

UN: we will be 9 b 2050 & 10 b 2100

Great day for the curious! UN releases World Population Prospects 2010 http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp/index.htm No more grouping of countries into developed and Read more …