All posts tagged “united nations

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Human Development Index

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite index that ranks countries based on four key indicators (3 dimensions): Life expectancy in years (health) Expected years of schooling (education) Mean years of schooling (education) Gross national income per capita (standard of living) Equal weighting (1/3)… Read More

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Mapping of global migration

Max Galka has created an incredible visualization of country-to-country net migration (from 2010 to 2015) on his blog, Metrocosm. Here’s a screenshot: But you really need to view the full screen interactive version.  In that version, you can hover over a country to see the… Read More

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The world in 2050

The United Nations recently released its 2015 version of World Population Prospects. It looks as if they put out and revise this report every 5 years. The Economist then took some of their data and assembled it into the following charts: It’s obviously extremely difficult… Read More