Max Roser | Our World in Data
If we manage to avoid a large catastrophe, we are living at the early beginnings of human history.
The chances that a newborn survives childhood have increased from 50% to 96% globally.
It is easy to underestimate how much the world can change within a lifetime.
Despite their brief history, computers and AI have fundamentally changed what we see, what we know, and what we do.
Population growth is driven by three changes: Fertility, mortality, and migration.
It is wrong to think that these three statements contradict each other. We need to see that they are all true to see that a better world is possible.
The decline of global poverty is one of the most important achievements in history, but the end of poverty is still very far away.
Americans have a lower life expectancy than people in other rich countries despite paying much more for healthcare. We explore the number of factors which might explain this difference.