Gap minder: China and India

More fun with Hans and Gapminder!

Hans Rosling was a young guest student in India when he first realized that Asia had all the capacities to reclaim its place as the world’s dominant economic force. At TEDIndia, he graphs global economic growth since 1858 and predicts the exact date that India and China will outstrip the US.

Question about the TED talk:

Rosling predicts that the average Indian and Chinese people will at some point be as rich as average people in the West (and Japan). What do you think about that?

Questions for Gapminder:

  1. Which country has today the lowest child mortality rate: Singapore, Sweden or Venezuela? [Singapore}
  2. What’s your country’s child mortality rate?
  3. Which country has the lowest child mortality today: Nicaragua, Sri Lanka or Turkey? [Sri Lanka]
  4. In which country is the average income per person highest today: Botswana, Egypt or Moldova? [Botswana]
  5. What’s your country’s average income per person?
  6. Which country is the highest?
  7. In which country do people have the highest life expectancy: Botswana, Egypt or Moldova? [Egypt]
  8. What your country’s life expectancy?
  9. Which country is the highest?
  10. In which country today do women on average marry at the oldest age: Algeria, Canada or the Philippines? [Algeria]

Answers explained here

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