List of all current and future data-entries

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This is the list of the 275 topics for which we have gathered data and that we cover or plan to cover on OurWorldInData.

Our World In Data is a work in progress. Only few data entries are completed – you find them marked by a star on the front page of OurWorldInData.org.

For all topics marked by a "d" a preliminary drafts for the future data-entry is already online: In these cases we do already present some research, but the data-entries are often far from completion. These are merely preliminary drafts for the future data entries on Our World In Data and already do include some data visualisations and more rarely we present some aspects of the research literature on this topic.

I. (1) Population Growth & Vital Statistics

II. (2) Health

III. (3) Food & Agriculture

IV. (4) Resources & Energy

V. (5) Environmental Change

VI. (6) Technology & Infrastructure

  • R&D, Patents & Innovation
  • Technological Progress
  • Communication Technology & Mobile Phones
  • Transportation Technologies
  • Transportation Infrastructure
  • Risk of Accidents in Transport
  • Technology Diffusion & Adoption
  • Medical & Biotechnologies
  • Dams & Reservoirs
  • Technological Disasters
  • Space Travel & Satellites

VII. (7) Growth & Distribution of Prosperity

  • d Incomes across the Income Distribution
  • d World Poverty
  • d GDP Growth over the Very Long Run
  • Global Economic Inequality (d Economic Convergence between Countries and d Inequality between World Citizens)
  • d GDP Data
  • d Income Inequality
  • Wages (including Minimum Wage)
  • Prices
  • Inflation
  • Economic Inequality
  • Consumption Inequality
  • Inequality of Wealth
  • Income Mobility & Social Mobility
  • Relative Poverty (Poverty in Individual Countries)
  • Economic Gender & Race Differences
  • Labor Share & Capital Share (Factor Incomes)
  • Finance, Stocks, Banks & Financial Institutions
  • Crises, Business Cycles, & Financial Stability
  • Interest Rates & Credit Market
  • Corporate Profits
  • Consumer Credit, Debt & Saving
  • Possibly: Predictions of Global Growth; Finance & Business Education

VIII. (8) Economic Development, Work & Standard of Living

  • d Happiness and Life Satisfaction
  • d Human Development Index (HDI)
  • d Light
  • d Working Hours (including Working Time over Life)
  • d Child Labor
  • d Slavery
  • Productivity of Technologies
  • Efficiency and Growth
  • Industrialization & Technological Progress
  • Capital Formation, Investment, % Capital per Worker
  • Multidimensional Poverty
  • Global Convergence of Quality of Life
  • Consumption Basket
  • Availability of Goods
  • Urbanization (including Quality of Life in Urban and Rural Areas)
  • Housing, House Size, Toilets
  • Homelessness
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Work Conditions & Safety
  • Workers’ Unions, Strikes & Workers Rights
  • Risk
  • Forced Labor
  • Unofficial Economy
  • Labor Force Participation
  • Start-Ups & Entrepreneurialism
  • Unemployment
  • Labor Market Policy
  • Unpaid Work
  • Non-Profit Sector
  • Corruption
  • Possibly: Servants; Trends in Africa

IX. (9) The Public Sector & Economic System

  • d Social Spending
  • Public Spending
  • d Public Sector Employment
  • Government Revenue
  • Composition of Tax Revenues (including Corporate Tax and other Taxes)
  • Income Tax & Redistribution
  • Monetary Policy
  • Pension System & Incomes of the Elderly
  • Public Debt (including Government Bonds)
  • Views on Capitalism
  • Economic Systems
  • Competition
  • Economic Freedom & Regulation
  • Business Environment
  • Property Rights
  • Intellectual Property

X. (10) Global Interconnections

  • International Trade
  • Tariffs, Financial Liberalization & Trade Barriers
  • Economic Openness
  • Balance of Payment, Current Account and Capital Account, Terms of Trade, & Trade Composition
  • Foreign Direct Investment & Capital Flows
  • History of Trade from Antiquity to Early Modern Times
  • Economic Unions & Trade Agreements
  • State Unions
  • Intergovernmental Organizations & Diplomacy
  • Foreign Aid
  • Tourism
  • Remittances
  • Migration (including Public Opinion on Immigration; Domestic Migration; and Education & Migration)
  • Human Trafficking
  • Political Asylum & Refugees
  • Trends for the Bottom Billion

XI. (11) War & Peace

XII. (12) Political Regime

  • d Democratisation
  • d Accountability & Transparency
  • d State Violence (including Judicial Torture & Capital Punishment)
  • Political Regimes in the Long Run
  • Political Rights
  • Citizenship
  • Democratic Values of the People
  • Trust in Political Regime & Institutions
  • Franchise, Voting Rights & Electoral Systems
  • Voter Turnout
  • Political Engagement & Protest
  • Separation of State and Religion
  • Political Stability & Coups
  • Violence against the Political System
  • Gender Differences in Politics
  • Protests
  • Rule of Law
  • Colonialism & Imperialism
  • Prisons & Police
  • Privacy & Surveillance
  • Political Fragmentation, Segregation & Centralization
  • Freedom of Press & Speech

XIII. (13) Violence & Rights

XIV. (14) Education & Knowledge

XV. (15) Media & Communication

  • Books
  • Internet
  • Social Media
  • Cultural Institutions
  • News & Public Media
  • Reporting in the Media
  • Radio, TV & Movies
  • Music
  • Communication Technology & Mobile Phones

XVI. (16) Culture, Values & Society

  • d Materialism and Post-Materialism
  • d Optimism & Pessimism
  • d Trust
  • d Marriage & Relationships
  • d Teenage Pregnancy & Marriage
  • Self Expression & Secular Rationalism
  • Life Goals & Live Values
  • Rational Orientation
  • Values (among others: Individualism; We-Feeling, Nationalism & Cosmopolitanism; Individualism vs Collectivism; Egalitarianism vs Elitism; Emotionalism vs Stoicism; Value Determinants; Views on Tradition and Modernization; Conservatism vs Liberalism; Freedom vs Egality; Long-Term Determinants of Values)
  • Quantitative View of the World
  • Variety
  • Beauty; Fashion & Style
  • Art
  • Cultural Contact & Transferring of Culture
  • World Languages & Foreign Language Skills
  • Sports
  • Religion
  • Atheism
  • Contraception & Abortion
  • Sex