150 years of change for the better

Well-being has improved and inequalities have decreased since 1870

Explore the data! Move the slider to see how life has changed since 1870. The data draw on a combination social and economic indicators, including: GDP per capita, real wages, height, life expectancy, average years of education, institutional quality, biodiversity, homicide rate, working hours and extreme poverty.
From lower well-being and higher inequalities to higher well-being and lower inequalities