How We Live infographic: Comparing 1974 and 2022 Global Statistics

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SUBJECTS: Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: International Comparisons

18 graphics compare a wide variety of global indicators between 1974 (when global population was 4 billion) and 2022 (when global population doubled to 8 billion). How have things changed during this 50 year period? Data covers demographics, health and wealth indicators, resource consumption, and more.

Graphic originally published on the Quick Trip to 8 Billion wall chart.

Comparison of quality of life indicators' statistics in 1974 and 2022, during which the global population doubled from 4 billion to 8 billion.

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