Which developing nation leads on mobile payments? Kenya
A majority of Kenyans make or receive payments using cell phones.
Emerging nations catching up to U.S. on technology adoption, especially mobile and social media use
Within a remarkably short period of time, some developing nations are catching up to the U.S. in technology use.
As the population grays, Americans stay upbeat
Only about one-in-four Americans say the growing number of older people is a major problem for the country.
The countries that will be most impacted by aging population
An aging population is a looming economic and social burden, particularly in Europe and Northeast Asia, and to a lesser extent in the United States.
10 projections for the global population in 2050
The global population is graying and growing rapidly. How big — and how old — will it be by 2050?
Chart of the Week: 63 years of global climate change
More than six decades of global temperature data, condensed into a 15-second visualization.
Countdown to Sochi Olympics: What the world thinks of Russia
Russia is hoping that the Sochi Olympics will showcase the country, but when it comes to global public opinion toward Russia, much of the world has unfavorable or mixed views.
State of the Union 2014: Where Americans stand on key issues
A summary of where Americans stand on ten key issues likely to come up in President Obama’s State of the Union address.
World Economic Forum survey identifies top 10 global risks for 2014
The World Economic Forum is meeting in Davos this week, and as part of the agenda, the international organization released its annual Global Risks for 2014 survey to help identify potential pitfalls for the global economy in the year ahead. The survey of more than 700 representatives of the Forum’s global networks asks respondents to identify […]
Chart of the Week: Many in the Americas say high joblessness can justify a coup
Significant minorities in several nations of the Americas say high unemployment would justify a military takeover of their country’s government.