Where are the world’s largest cities in terms of population? This graphic looks at the top 20 most populous cities in the world.
The most populous countries in the world are China, India, and the U.S—but global population trends may be shifting faster than you think.
When will India's population overtake China's? Take a look at the trends behind this impending demographic milestone.
We’ve come a long way since Pangea. This short video examines the area, population, and GDP of our continents as a share of the world's total.
New estimates show that world population may begin shrinking in coming years. We visualize this and how country populations will change by 2100.
The world's two most populous countries have some economic similarities, but China and India are also diverging in one key area: demographics.
Rural counties across the U.S. are losing residents as large cities and the coasts are growing. This map shows U.S. population change by county.
Cities are heavy hitters in the global economy. Where will the top 10 cities be in 2035—based on GDP, population, and annual growth?
This infographic explores how China’s proposed social credit system will monitor and surveil citizens, and how it'll be used to reward or punish them.
At the start of the 19th century, less than 1% of humanity lived under democratic rule. See how systems of government have changed over the last...