The World as 100 People, Glimpsed Over 200 Years of History
Max Roser, the Oxford economist behind Our World In Data, has devoted his career to spreading a statistically informed view of global development. Chart how things have actually changed over history, he says, and you’ll see that we’ve come a long way.
Roser recently released a commentary on the last two centuries. It sums up world progress withthe following six charts: