Monday, November 14, 2011

Global growth in wealth and health

This is a great additional graphic view to Hans Roslings presentation from the BBC and Youtube which i posted previously: This comes with the historical narrative but without the global map overlay, which is what makes the new link interesting. (see post below once you click on this search link above)

Its humbling to look at the UK growth since 1800 and realise how much people here moan about the recent past and complain about today, but you look at this chart and it makes you wonder:

If you play with the country buttons on the right and compare nations it is a fantastic way to view national histories of economics and health


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