Videos

Imagine all people in the World lived along one long street. And imagine all houses were sorted by income. The poorest to the left. The richest to the right. What would it look like, and where would you live? Back in 2003 Anna got obsessed with the idea of making such systematic photo documentation of […]

Dollar Street is a visual framework created by Anna Rosling Rönnlund, co-founder of Gapminder, for understanding how everybody lives across the world. It combines photos of the everyday lives of families in more than 52 countries with income data to provide a fact-based worldview that everyone can understand.

In this TED Talk Hans Rosling presents the results of our public surveys that shows that people don’t know key aspects of global development. And Ola Rosling shows that this has nothing to do with intelligence. It’s a problem of factual knowledge. Facts don’t come naturally. Drama and opinions do. Factual knowledge has to be learned. So Ola teachers 4 […]

The change from large to small families reflects dramatic changes in peoples lives. In this TEDx video Hans Rosling talks about how this change plays out in Sweden, Singapore and in his own life.


Helena Nordenstedt presents the Global Health Framework, which can help you to understand how income is related to health. Basically, low income countries tend to have a lower life expectancy than countries in higher income levels. She shows that minority groups within countries (in all income levels) generally have a lower life expectancy than the rest […]

Dollar Street is the brainchild of Anna Rosling where she uses photos as data to make everyday life on different income all over the World easy to understand! It is a free website with 300+ homes from 52 countries ordered by income. Imagine all people in the World lived on the same street, the poorest to the […]

Explaining the global vaccination programs is NOT a party-killer! It’s a Party Trick! About This is Party Trick #1 in a series of Demographic Party Tricks, produced by the Gapminder Foundation: A Swedish Non-Profit promoting a fact-based worldview. In this film Hans asks the question — What percent of children get the basic vaccines? In […]

Is there a relation between religion, sex and the number of babies per woman?

What was the greatest invention of the industrial revolution? Hans Rosling makes the case for the washing machine.

Hans Rosling uses Gapminder bubbles in CNN Global Public Square to show US converge with other countries.

A one-hour documentary broadcast by BBC, where Hans Rosling says there’s nothing boring about stats, and then goes on to prove it.

Many countries are making good progress towards MDG4 and it’s time to stop talking about Sub-Saharan Africa as one place.

Hans Rosling explains why ending poverty is crucial to stop population growth.

A 55-minute documentary about Hans Rosling’s life & thoughts.

From a talk by Hans Rosling at the Prince Mahidol Award conference 2010. Produced by health metric network.

Hans Rosling predicts the exact date India and China will have the same income per person as the US.

The Internet community Reddit.com got to ask questions to Hans Rosling. Here is his answers.

TED-talk at the US State Department. Global trends over 200 years, the development of HIV/AIDS and how China is catching up.

United Kingdom was a leading nation of the world. See UK’s  journey to present time and how China is closing in.

25 years of the HIV epidemic in easily understood graphics. Showing the big differences within Africa.

Media hype and neglect, on two killer diseases.

Human Rights & Democracy data correlates poorly with progress in Health and Wealth.

200 years of history in 4.5 minutes. Let Hans Rosling guide you through the developments of the last two centuries.

Iceland towards gender equity in lung cancer.

Prostate cancer, most common in the US. Overdiagnosis or not?

Breast Cancer increases with income, but so does the chances of saving women with cancer.

Vaccination, but not high-income, can prevent liver cancer.

Higher income increases, but could also help cure colon cancer!

Stomach cancer, highest in middle income countries.

Cervical Cancer can be prevented and treated. Today it is most common among women in low-income countries.

Is Shanghai healthier than New York? And how do Washington D.C. and Mumbai rank?

Swedish students say: “They can never live like us”. It is time to rethink!

Bangladesh, Brazil, and Egypt reduce child mortality faster than Sweden ever did!

Global Health in a new world. (Från Svenska Läkaresällskapets 200-årsjubileum.)

The presentation at the TED-conference in 2006, seen by millions over the internet.

Hans Rosling’s 2007 TED-speech makes the seemingly impossible possible.

Nearly 10 million children under five die every year. How can child mortality be cut by two thirds by 2015?

A lecture from Google Zeitgeist 2007. Hans Rosling uses Gapminder World to shed light on differences in the way we live.

The urbanization will continue but can slum be made history?

In swedish: Kan schimpanser bättre? Gör det mest grundläggande testet i Global Hälsa!

CO2 emissions in USA and China compared. How to produce electricity cheaper than from coal.

To have a fair chance in life, everyone needs public services. Good information is needed in order to provide good public service.

What’s the difference between Chile, Cuba and the USA?

OIL, HIV, CO2, USD. – Four topics, four acronyms. Full lecture with Hans Rosling from 2008.

Have you heard about the miracle that has happened in Bangladesh? – Watch the video to find out.

The eradication of poverty is within human range.

Human Development from 1960 to 2001.

In focus: Life Expectancy and Income

The urban challenge.

Hans Rosling shows the last 40 years of development of urbanization.

300 years of Swedish history.

How economic growth, public health and sexual rights have changed.