Breaking News: Wealthy People Live Longer

by Desiree Schell on September 19, 2011One comment

Professor Hans Rosling tells the story of the world in 200 countries over 200 years, in four minutes. Poverty, war and death… visualized.

The Joy of Stats on BBC Four


More of Hans Rosling and the big trend optimism of his dynamic graphic statistics: The Best Stats You’ve Ever Seen and Let My Dataset Change Your Mindset.

Originally posted Dec. 15, 2010

One comment

Matthew on September 19, 2011 at 8:24 pm. #

Generally poor countries are sick countries and sick countries are poor countries. Violence and poverty correlate highly too, as do lack of education. The best investment any country can make is health and education. The rest follows, almost like magic.