Coronavirus pandemic: daily updated research and data.Read more
Measurement Matters – The decline of maternal mortality
Is organic really better for the environment than conventional agriculture?
Working women: Key facts and trends in female labor force participation
Working women: What determines female labor force participation?
How much of the world’s land would we need in order to feed the global population with the average diet of a given country?
Historical poverty reductions: more than a story about ‘free-market capitalism’
Income inequality and happiness inequality: a tale of two trends
Collective pessimism and our inability to guess the happiness of others
“Life Expectancy” – What does this actually mean?
Yields vs. Land Use: How the Green Revolution enabled us to feed a growing population
When did the provision of healthcare first become a public policy priority?
How long before we run out of fossil fuels?
Is globalization an engine of economic development?
What was the death toll from Chernobyl and Fukushima?
Why are we working on Our World in Data?
Not all deaths are equal: How many deaths make a natural disaster newsworthy?
What the history of London’s air pollution can tell us about the future of today’s growing megacities
There is a ‘happiness gap’ between East and West Germany
How to use Our World In Data visualizations in presentations
Recent improvements to interactive scatterplots