Multitudes

We’ve just added world population data, projected out to 2050 by the UN Population Division to Timetric; thanks to the Guardian’s Data Store for bringing it to our attention.

Here’s estimates for the world’s least developed countries and more developed regions; some time around 2031, more people will be living – by these estimates – in the absolute depths of poverty than in the first world.

That gives me pause.

About Andrew Walkingshaw

Andrew is a cofounder of Timetric.
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2 Responses to Multitudes

  1. Kat Austen says:

    Illuminating and alarming – especially when you consider the total global population as well. It’d be interesting to look at this on a country by country basis and correlate against GDP, life expectancy, infant mortality etc.

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