Our World In Data

Life around the world is changing rapidly – here you find the data visualizations that show you how.


Poverty, violence, health, education, the environment and much more.
Our World In Data covers a wide range of topics and visualizes the empirical evidence of how living standards changed over the last decades, centuries, and millennia.
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These are the 2 ways of viewing the content:


① Access the Data Entries via the menu at the top right.

② Get an overview by clicking through the following presentations.
What others say:
Steven Pinker says "Astonishing visualizations of how our world has changed – no educated person should be ignorant of these trends."

Hans Rosling says "A website with VERY interesting visualizations of major global development trends! Enjoy OurWorldInData.org"

And Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt from Freakonomics say "Fascinating data visualizations by Max Roser of worldwide trends in violence, democracy, literacy, and health."