This graph is like a world map for health and wealth. Push play to see it change over time.
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North and south mean healthy and sick. East and west mean rich and poor. The bubbles show all countries’ average lifespans and incomes in 2017. Click the search button to find your country and then play to see how it changed over the past 200 years. — Fullscreen version
MOST PEOPLE TODAY ARE IN THE MIDDLE
About the video: Hans Rosling shows that income and health go hand in hand. People live longer in richer countries. Or the other way around. Countries are richer where people live longer. There’s no high income countries with short life expectancy, and no low income countries with long life expectancy. Still, there’s a huge difference in life expectancy between countries on the same income level, depending on how the money is distributed and how it is used.Download this free video here.
200 YEARS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD
Detailed data documentation
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