How do we know the history of extreme poverty?
Cancer death rates are falling; five-year survival rates are rising
Number of rough sleepers in England has increased more than 250% since 2010
The death of UK coal in five charts
Our World in Data is at Y Combinator
How many children are not in school?
How many internet users does each country have?
The number of children dying each year has more than halved since 1990
Number of people in the world without electricity falls below one billion
India's population growth will come to an end: the number of children has already peaked
Who emits more than their share of CO₂ emissions?
Global inequalities in CO₂ emissions, based on consumption
Is income inequality rising around the world?
Can the world eradicate another disease?
What makes a disease eradicable?
We've updated our entry on Trade and Globalization
The world is much better; The world is awful; The world can be much better
From commonplace to rarer tragedy - declining child mortality across the world
Is trade a major driver of income inequality?
Does trade cause growth?
What’s the impact of globalization on wages, jobs and the cost of living?