Monday, December 06, 2010

Health and wealth of nations for the past 200 years

This is a fantastic display of how life expectancy and income levels for countries have changed over the past 200 years. Global health levels have noticeably improved for all nations - thanks to scientific developments - and the, in fact, ends on quite a positive mode. For reference, Pakistan is mentioned couple of times in the segment. This clip (about 5 minutes long) is taken from “The Joy of Stats” (tip from Open Culture). Enjoy!

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