Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries, 200 Years In 4 Minutes

by Garrett Schure SOURCE Daily Kos

The BBC on health and wealth inequities and progress in the last 200 years. An interesting & clever piece from our friends at the Daily Kos. Graphs are FUN!

Gapminder World has got truly wonderful animated graphs of world statistics. Very impressive data visualizations.

Here is international health professor Hans Rosling, showing off his stuff:

Also, a talk: Hans Rosling's new insights on poverty.

At the Gapminder World site, you can play with and configure all sorts of statistics and views:

gapminder world

The example graphs, a menu item on the left, are as good a place as any to start. And here are a couple graphs I played with:

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» United States Fertility