Trend for Number of Children per Woman and Surviving Children

An interactive graph will soon be on this page, which let you explore the data in the graphs in the first chapter of the book Factfulness.  We’re sorry, we didn’t manage to get it here in time for the book release, but you can explore the escape form the “developing box” in a slightly different chart design here ». It uses a slightly different chart design, with reversed axises compared to the book,  which means the bubbles move to the bottom left, instead of top right.

 

The only two differences are:

— Vertical axis: In the the book we use child survival as % of all births, while this graph shows the reversed indicator, expressed as mortality rate per 1000 births. This means that progress shows up as a movement downwards toward lower mortality rates.

— Horizontal axis: IN the book we have put the large families to the left, and small families to the right. This axis goes the other way. So when countries reduce their fertility rate, they will move to the left inn this chart.

The bubble charts on family size and child survival rates in 1965 use data from UN-Pop[1,3,4] and UN-IGME.

 

 

The bubble charts on family size and child survival rates in 2017 use data from UN-Pop[1,3,4] and UN-IGME.

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Date Posted: 2018-03-08