28 April 2015
Users can now explore the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) population projections with a focus on the progress in female education. The data illustrate that investments in human capital, especially (female) education, are critical for global sustainable development and better lives of future generations. They also show how alternative policies of education expansion in the near-term can significantly influence the medium- to long-term future paths of population growth for individual countries and the world as a whole.
With one click, simple charts show data for the world or one of the 195 covered countries:
Access the new visualisation tool here.
The presented information is based on the latest data and analyses, which were discussed in a recent book entitled "World Population & Global Human Capital in the Twenty-first Century" published by Oxford University Press, and consolidated in the Global Human Capital Data Sheet 2015. The Executive Summary of the book is available here.
This date is more extensively presented on the Data Explorer website, where users can browse, visualize, and download all data.
Last edited: 09 May 2016
Visualization of the Global Human Capital Data Sheet 2015
Wittgenstein Centre Data Explorer
Global Human Capital Data Sheet 2015
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