Posts tagged "Population"
A graphic look at the global population, show in the context of 100 people (Well, really just in percentage terms).
If the world were a village of 100 people…
Population: A look at just how many people have ever been born.
How many people have ever been born? You’ve wondered this.
No matter how down you feel sometimes, take solace in the fact that you are one of the lucky 6.5% (or really a bit more, since this only goes through 2011) of people who are still alive.
A graphic look at population and economics.
The New Bottom Billion - ‘Where do the poor live?’
New IDS research shows that the global poverty ‘problem’ is changing. There is a new ‘bottom billion’ of 960m poor people or 72 per cent of the world’s poor who live not in poor countries but in middle-income countries (MICs). This is a dramatic change from just two decades ago, when 93 per cent of poor people lived in low-income countries (LICs).