Category: Our World in Data
Global poverty in an unequal world: Who is considered poor in a rich country? And what does this mean for our understanding of global poverty?
Poverty lines in European countries As mentioned before most European countries set their poverty line at 60% of the median income in the country. [...]
Institutional affiliations: (i) Ariadne Labs, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health & Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachus [...]
If the world adopted a plant-based diet we would reduce global agricultural land use from 4 to 1 billion hectares
This data is based on the global median land use of different food products as presented in Poore and Nemecek (2018). This meta-analysis looke [...]
Many rich countries are driving deforestation in other parts of the world, but are regrowing forests domestically. 79% of exported deforestation end [...]
There are a number of estimates on what share of deforestation is driven by agriculture. The differences in these estimates are often explaine [...]