This two-minute animation shows changes in the last 500 years of historical rankings for the world's 10 most populous cities.
This chart resizes the world's countries based on population, while organizing them based on region. See where all 7.5 billion people live.
Evidence is growing that the nature of globalization is changing dramatically - and the countries, companies, and workers that benefit are changing as well.
We look at the latest data from the World Bank, which reveals a drop in extreme poverty of 1 billion people globally since the year 1990.
With every country's growth visualized on a logarithmic scale, we look at a few world population growth outliers and their unique stories.
Long-term trends really allow you to see human progress on the most important indicators, like poverty reduction, education, democracy, literacy, and health.
The decline of freedom has been accelerating around the world. This chart visualizes the context, data, and key countries where freedom is falling.