Tag Archives: population

The US Prison State

A prison-industrial complex by the numbers.

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US Gun Ownership Vs. The World

The share of global guns in the United States is at least ten times the country’s population share.

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Iran Protests: Frustrating Budget Changes

Cuts and hikes in all the wrong places?

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Iran Protests: The Inflation Dimension

Once again, sharply rising food prices contribute to turmoil.

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Iran Protests: Urbanization as a Factor

Most Iranians live in cities. Protests are no longer confined to Tehran and other big cities, as the move to small cities is changing the landscape of protests.

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Iran Protests: The Young and the Jobless

Iran’s economy continues to struggle with not finding enough jobs for its young.

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Over 400 Languages: India and the United States

The world’s second- and third-most populous countries share a linguistic diversity.

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Global Population Growth Per Minute

On balance, how many more people did Earth gain every minute of the past year?

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Annual Population Growth by Region

How much did different world regions gain in population over the past year?

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The Global Gender Balance in 2017

What share of the population of each world region is female?

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