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How Can the World Population Forecasts Be so Good?
How Did Babies per Woman Change in Different Regions?
How Did Babies per Woman Change in the World?
How Did The World Population Change?
How Does Income Relate to Life Expectancy?
How many are rich and how many are poor?
How Reliable is the World Population Forecast?
The rapid growth of the world population, when will it slow down?
What makes the world population continue to grow?
Where do people live?
Will saving poor children lead to overpopulation?
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Slideshow – How Did Babies per Woman Change in the World?
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Slideshow – How Does Income Relate to Life Expectancy?
Slideshow – How Reliable is the World Population Forecast?
Slideshow – Will Saving Poor Children lead to Overpopulation?
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The Blame Instinct
The Urgency Instinct
Factfulness (the book)
Africa can catch up
Difference within Africa
Fertility in Iran
Guidelines on reasonable doubt for different kinds of data
Straight lines, S-bends, slides, and humps
The sense of superiority
What part of the line are you seeing?
Ebola Contact Tracers Need Two Very Different Skills
Ebola easier to stop now than later
Ebola Will Stop the Same Way That It Started, Slowly
Global temperature is now higher than ever measured
I Love/Hate This Global Vaccination Graph
Liberia’s Ebola Curve Stopped Falling at 10 Cases/Day
More Precise UN Estimates of the Future World Population
Perfecting Ebola Contact Tracing
Poor Housing Transmit Ebola
Stop Ebola in Big City… Never Done Before
The Future of Ebola if Not Stopped Now
The Relation Between Ebola & Extreme Poverty Goes Both Ways
Why did Ebola Spread in West Africa?
Worldwide Child Mortality Down to 1 in 20
Zero is the Only Stable Level of Ebola
Almost half of all countries have had a woman leader
Child labor decreased until 2016
Delivery care has increased
Extreme poverty rate dropped faster than ever during the past decades
Female top CEOs in the US increased
Few are missing electricity
Leaded gasoline is now banned everywhere
Most people have enough food
Number of oil spills decreased
Ozone depleting gases decreased
Protection of nature increased
Solar cost dropped to 400 time less
The extremely poor have become a minority
Fossil fuel reserves aren’t running out
Most global warming hides in the ocean
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Global working age share will decline a little
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Refugee Misconception Study 2023
Sustainable Development Misconception Study 2020
European Health Misconception Study 2019
Global Misconception Study 2019
Gapminder Misconception Study 2017
Income Mountains Dataset — Documentation Version 2
Sustainable Development Misconception Study 2020 (Swedish version)
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What percent of adults in the world today are literate – can read and write?
What’s the worldwide average life expectancy?
Where do people live?
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The UN Goals disqualify traditional ideas of progress
The Worldview Upgrader
Q1 – Extreme poverty in high-income countries
Q10 – Sexual harassment laws
Q11 – Megacities
Q12 – Most used raw material
Q13 – Excess heat in oceans
Q14 – Plastic in oceans
Q15 – Endangered or threatened species
Q16 – Refugees share of world population
Q17 – Rich governments’ incomes from customs
Q18 – Population map today
Q2 – Hunger
Q3 – Suicide trend globally
Q4 – Girls’ schooling in low-income countries
Q5 – Female top managers
Q6 – Safe water at home
Q7 – Fossil fuels
Q8 – Population in low-income countries
Q9 – Incomes from agriculture, forestry and fishing
“Low income countries”
A paradox: Less people if more survive
Babies per woman
Child deaths from diarrhea
CO2 emissions by income
CO2 per capita
Deaths in wars
Educated mothers and child survival
Extreme poverty trend
Falling birth rates and powerful leaders
Fear of nuclear
Girls education on Level 1
Guitars per capita
Historic babies per woman and child mortality
Historic population data
Income distribution in Mexico and US
The Inevitable Fill-Up
Progress in China, Bangladesh, and Vietnam
Religions and babies
Risks of dying
Average family size by income
TB and swine flu
Thank you, industrialization
The Big Inevitable Fill-Up
The Fill Up
The five global risks
The risk of climate change
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The risk of global pandemic
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The state of the environment
Trend for Number of Children per Woman and Surviving Children
US health spending
Why refugees don’t fly
We updated democracy score
What we do
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Tutorial for Gapminder World
Most people worry about climate change
Quick guide to the Motion Chart
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Changing country borders
West vs. Rest
Air accident risk — Documentation
Average age at 1st marriage (girls)
Babies per woman (total fertility rate)
Banning leaded gas — Documentation
Billionaires dataset — Documentation
Caries — Documentation
Child labour – Documentation
Child Mortality Rate, under age five
Death penalty – Documentation
Drowning — Documentation
Extreme Poverty — Data Documentation
Fertility and income by quintile — Documentation
GDP per capita in constant PPP dollars
Gini — Data Documentation
Guitars per capita — Documentation
HIV/AIDS: Prevalence and number of people
How the Household’s Incomes on Dollar Street are calculated
Income Mountains Dataset — Documentation
Infant Mortality Rate, under age one
Internet users — Documentation
Legal Slavery v1 — Documentation
Length of Schooling – Documentation
Life Expectancy at Birth
Literacy — Documentation
Maternal mortality ratio
Mean household income — Documentation
New feature films — Documentation
Road deaths — Documentation
Splitting countries by religion
Undernourishment — Documentation
Vaccination coverage — Documentation
West and Rest
Women’s vote — Documentation
World Health Chart, data sources
Gapminder China, India, EU, US
Gapminder World Basic – Svenska
Gapminder World Cup
Visualizing Swedish aid data
“The world is getting worse!”
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