Development in Africa
Key findings from a survey in nine sub-Saharan African nations (Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda).
International Opinion About Greatest Global Threats
Across the nations surveyed, the level of concern about different international issues varies considerably by region and country, and in some places multiple issues vie for the top spot.
How Many Live on How Much?
Share of global population that lives on a given level of income or consumption.
Global Income Calculator
Are you in the global middle class? Find out with our income calculator.
World Population by Income
How Many Live on How Much, and Where
Global Indicators Database
Updated in June with polling data from 2015 spring survey
Percentage of Households that Have a Car, Bicycle or Motorcycle in 44 Countries
Internet Access Strongly Related to Per Capita Income
Across the emerging and developing nations surveyed, internet access is closely linked to national income
GDP per Capita and Life Satisfaction
To measure international respondents’ well-being, we used the Cantril Ladder question that asks where respondents place themselves on the “ladder of life” with a scale from 0 to 10, and represented the data on a scatterplot.
Global Opportunity Quiz
How do you get ahead in life? By having a good education? Knowing the right people? What about just being lucky? Take our 7-question global opportunity quiz to rank these and other attributes in terms of their importance to success in life.