Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes – The Joy of Stats – BBC Four


Grade 8 Geography: Human Populations

An Amazing summary of global health and wealth over the last 200 years of human civilization!

About the video

Instead of studying history for one year at the university, you can watch this video for less than five minutes.
Income per person (GDP per capita) is adjusted for inflation and for differences in costs of living (purchasing power) across countries.


PDF-file (suitable for print)
Documentation (suitable for print)

About this Chart

The Gapminder World Map was produced by Gapminder in August 2012, with the latest available data (2011). The chart compares all UN members and other countries and territories with more than 1 million people, by income and health.

You can play with the data yourself in Gapminder World.

This is a short clip from the longer film The Joy of Stats ©Wingspan Productions for BBC, 2010.


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