Better Lives For Many


102-103: Better Lives for Many

The main graphic of falling poverty rates based on data in ‘World Poverty’, Max Roser, 2016. Accessed at http://ourworldindata.org/data/growth-and-distribution-of-prosperity/world-poverty/  

The comparison of poverty rates globally and in poor income countries is based on information in ‘5 Reasons Why 2013 Was The Best Year In Human History’, Zack Beauchamp, ThinkProgress, 2013. Accessed at

The panel “Where are the world’s poorest people” uses statistics from The World Development Indicators 2015 maps, The World Bank, 2015.


104-105: Clean Water and Sanitation

The main dripping taps graphic uses data from ‘Proportion of population using improved drinking-water sources, Rural: 2012’, World Health Organisation, 2014. Accessed at

The access to sanitation graphic uses data from ‘Proportion of population using improved sanitation facilities’, World Health Organisation, Total: 2012, World Health Organisation, 2014.


106-107: Reading and Writing

Both the world map and focus on Africa use data from ‘Education: Literacy rate, UNESCO Institute of Statistics’, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. Accessed at


108-109: Healthier World

The main graphic comparing broad category causes of death across the world uses data from ‘Causes of death by WHO region’, Global Health Observatory, World Health Organisation. Accessed at http://www.who.int/gho/mortality_burden_disease/causes_death/region/en/ 

The panel graphics use detailed cause of death information from ‘The 10 leading causes of death by country income group’, World Health Organisation, 2012. Accessed at


110-11: Unequal World

The main graphic of Gini coefficients uses data from ‘Country Comparison: Distribution of Family Income – GINI Index’, The World Factbook, Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2172rank.html

Billionaire income data from ‘2016 Billionaire Net Worth as Percentage of GDP by Nation’, Areppim, 2015. Accessed at http://stats.areppim.com/stats/stats_richxgdp.htm


  • 114-115: The Rise of Terrorism

Main graphic and panel data is from ‘Global Terrorism Index 2014: Measuring and Understanding the Impact of Terrorism’, Institute for Economics and Peace. Accessed at


116-117: Displaced People

Information on the number, age and origin of refugees is from the UNHCR report ‘World at War: UNHCR Global Trends: Forced Displacement in 2014’, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 2015. Accessed at http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/home/opendocPDFViewer.html?docid=556725e69&query=global%20refugee%20trend%20report%20graphic%202014