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Data to understand the big global problems and research that helps to make progress against them. Based out of @UniOfOxford & founded by @MaxCRoser

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The average rate (per million people) of confirmed #COVID19 deaths in Europe over the last 3 days. [interactive in… https://t.co/B5I6xkFDafThe average number of confirmed #COVID19 deaths in Europe over the last 3 days. [interactive in our Data Explorer… https://t.co/bhFuQHXIBZ
5/30
2020
Share of adults that are overweight or obese: Ethiopia 18% India 19% Japan 29% China 34% Brazil 57% Germany 63% Ita… https://t.co/y6nVqGm971We just updated all of our work on the #COVID19 pandemic for today Thursday 28th May. → https://t.co/bp2y7cHaIf Th… https://t.co/Xyilbhzgfc
5/28
2020
We just updated all of our work on the #COVID19 pandemic for today Wednesday 27th May. → https://t.co/mIruoTjktJ T… https://t.co/5hwr3VSQMT
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5/27
2020
"Just look at the viruses that live in the sea: while each one of them is tiny, if we placed all the viruses end-to… https://t.co/4FqL1dr1cy
5/26
2020
We just updated all of our work on the #COVID19 pandemic for today Monday 24th May. → https://t.co/bp2y7cHaIf This… https://t.co/YlgJHc4e5O
5/25
2020
We just updated all of our work on the #COVID19 pandemic for today Sunday 24th May. There you find our Data Explor… https://t.co/xJwpau7Hf9
5/24
2020
• All data on Our World in Data is available for download. • All our charts and text are @creativecommons licensed.… https://t.co/a8ShLbs3cvWe just updated all of our work on the #COVID19 pandemic for today Saturday 23rd May. With our new Data Explorer y… https://t.co/vD0Q15ZWrwPneumonia is the leading cause of death for children younger than 5 years. Around 800,000 die because of it. The w… https://t.co/KukzQMKDx2
5/23
2020
• Our work now includes the #COVID19 Data Explorer. • All our work is @creativecommons licensed. • You can downloa… https://t.co/FucVempHFQ
5/22
2020
Testing data is essential to understand the COVID pandemic. But it’s not just the *number* of tests that’s importa… https://t.co/1hybWcqQEG
5/20
2020
The rise and fall of smoking: sales of cigarettes per day over the course of the last century. → From our work on… https://t.co/0fTLLNAlte
5/16
2020
Without data we can not understand the pandemic. And so we set ourselves the goal of building the most helpful glo… https://t.co/FtAAA50zCe
Retweeted by Our World in DataIt was quite a big effort for our small team to build this Data Explorer, but we see it as a first version and are… https://t.co/dI5QsMlZzaAs always in our work you can download all data. This means you can check our data and help us improve the data tha… https://t.co/UJepWq2ZjtIf you want to share a particular view of the Data Explorer just copy the URL in your browser. All parameters – th… https://t.co/3GWmnERy7dTo compare between countries you can switch to world maps. With the time slider below the map you can move through… https://t.co/8nwjYaGyr4The Data Explorer includes data for more than 200 countries and territories. In the menu on the left you can quick… https://t.co/9yfcPhr1WcEven the best available data on the pandemic is far from perfect. In the pages linked at the top you find explanat… https://t.co/Hx5KOxdvjeIn all views of the Data Explorer you can always quickly switch to per capita statistics if you prefer. https://t.co/IOVi8D1iJIThe trajectory can be very helpful, but they are for sure a rather unusual type of chart. @voxdotcom Vox made a vi… https://t.co/QPDly7HsyH• You can either view the data on a straightforward line chart. • Or you can switch to trajectory plots which alig… https://t.co/l16WX30LMkYou can switch between 3 metrics: • Confirmed cases & confirmed deaths. A global dataset, daily updated from the… https://t.co/c92NGIUChvWithout data we can not understand the pandemic. And so we set ourselves the goal of building the most helpful glo… https://t.co/FtAAA50zCe
5/15
2020
Only when countries test can they confirm cases. The BRIMUS countries test much less than others, as the chart here… https://t.co/bjX3GHvswYTuesday update for all our @OurWorldInData work on the pandemic: https://t.co/MRHzOhYqKT ¯ The chart shows a group… https://t.co/7Tg8ypMxBD
5/12
2020
The Americas have become a centre of the #COVID19 pandemic. [Source: https://t.co/bp2y7cHaIf] https://t.co/usPqO6qGfa
5/9
2020
The UK was one of the earliest and largest adopters of coal. Coal – the dirtiest of fuel sources – is now almost de… https://t.co/A00RRvxvTg
5/7
2020
Share of the population with basic handwashing facilities on premises https://t.co/8wwyrJQDSHIs the world is making progress against cancer? • The number of deaths from cancer increased. • This is mostly bec… https://t.co/tY8ybYzEyA
5/6
2020
Our mission is to provide the data and research to make progress against the world’s largest problems:… https://t.co/IJNaVVNwOq
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5/5
2020
https://t.co/VupQKp3uAK can now be turned into a country profile for any country (or countries) you are interested… https://t.co/q8F8BucvwT
4/24
2020
We do our work at @OurWorldInData so that others can build on it. Our entire COVID-19 dataset is available in a si… https://t.co/bHMLKChLnP
4/20
2020
• Globally 13% of adults are obese. • Obesity is responsible for 4.7 million premature deaths per year. When did o… https://t.co/QsSATf038t
4/18
2020
Our complete @OurWorldInData COVID-19 dataset is now available in a single file. It is updated daily and includes… https://t.co/nfCiooe7b8
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4/17
2020
NEW: The Our World in Data slide deck on the pandemic. • A straightforward slide deck with the 20 most helpful cha… https://t.co/HOxC77vDxBNEW: What can data on testing tell us about the pandemic? https://t.co/Jyqo42Xaru
4/14
2020
This is how the trajectories of the European countries compare with the trajectory of the US. [You can explore thi… https://t.co/VAfMFKBdmg
4/13
2020
How common was it was for parents to lose a child? https://t.co/5q1KbWNrqRWith this chart you can compare how fast the rate of confirmed cases is increasing in countries around the world.… https://t.co/dsWBckefdm
4/9
2020
Per year 1.6 million people die from indoor air pollution. Indoor air pollution is primarily caused by the burning… https://t.co/0PGPrxnyYS
4/6
2020
In our visualizations the user can chose to display the countries they are interested in. Some examples form the l… https://t.co/xf5kv4iuXN
4/3
2020
Just a minute ago updated all @OurWorldInData #COVID19 data, charts and tables for 2nd April. Explore for all coun… https://t.co/V9Ajx4Sk4d
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4/2
2020
11% of the world population – 820 million people – are undernourished. What are the consequences & how can we make… https://t.co/YXZsB5ycbDFood is not only a source of energy and protein, but also micronutrients – vitamins and minerals – which are essent… https://t.co/icrxeV5d0B
4/1
2020
Globally 5.5 million children die per year. Why and what can be done to prevent it? → Our work on Child & Infant… https://t.co/kiuwtUFoSUThe world faces large problems. Research and data are needed to make progress against these. Our mission is to pr… https://t.co/235IiwzeRpHealthcare is key to make progress against poor health. How is it financed? → Our work on financing healthcare https://t.co/4CnmQvwhBx
3/30
2020
If you want to know who we are, why we do this work, and how we got here, this is the history of our team and our w… https://t.co/Y07449prxa
3/28
2020
• It is estimated that 792 million people have a mental health disorder. → We offer a global overview of the preva… https://t.co/K83CkeYFdU
3/26
2020
What do we know about the risk of dying from COVID-19? We take a look at the metrics, and what we can and cannot s… https://t.co/F43pfVkdcw
3/25
2020
Every year 2.8 million die prematurely as a result of alcohol consumption. Who consumes the most alcohol? How has… https://t.co/QhJObMTyCy
3/24
2020
• Around 130 million people died in famines during the last 150 years according to our historical reconstructions.… https://t.co/0kyVXEWAAfWe teamed up with @Kurz_Gesagt to make a video about the COVID-19 pandemic. In less than 4 days more than 13 milli… https://t.co/ue3ZKrlRtn
3/23
2020
Outdoor air pollution is one of the world’s largest health and environmental problems. In one year 3.4 million peo… https://t.co/zuGBc8zwa2
3/22
2020
We’ve updated our data on COVID-19 tests by country with the most recent available estimates (as of 20 March) We… https://t.co/bKZPftBH0NHow does the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases compare with the number of deaths? There are big differences betwe… https://t.co/qIDwYSrUf1Vaccines are key in making progress against infectious diseases and save millions of lives every year. • But 14% o… https://t.co/zesHYUjQ0N
3/20
2020
There are 3 global datasets on #COVID19: the WHO, Johns Hopkins Uni, & the European CDC We brought the data from a… https://t.co/e7wdLW8EB4
3/19
2020
Conducting more tests is critical to treat people and prevent spread of COVID-19 We’ve gone through reports & pres… https://t.co/8r52rcEkuLAround 6% of global greenhouse gas emissions comes from food losses and waste. That’s around 3 times global emissi… https://t.co/1DZ2zzy0EJ
3/18
2020
COVID-19 Testing is crucial. There is no central database with official data, so we are going through press releas… https://t.co/wN9ASPYQjH
3/13
2020
It is now possible to explore the data on confirmed COVID19 deaths and cases for all countries.… https://t.co/sk0MK0doXz
3/12
2020
210,144 tests so far. Korea shows it is possible. Testing is key: for institutions to respond, and for all of us –… https://t.co/BqJOgXouKy
3/11
2020
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is a new global problem. We have published our overview of the early research and d… https://t.co/MffxJ6RJXx
3/6
2020
The 'Spanish flu' (1918-20): The global impact of the largest influenza pandemic in history @MaxCRoser's new post: https://t.co/R5BhKwOy5j
3/4
2020
What are the safest sources of energy? Death rates from modern renewables & nuclear are similar, & orders of magni… https://t.co/gZXBfNd5ky
2/10
2020
Less meat is nearly always better than sustainable meat, to reduce your carbon footprint. Our latest article:… https://t.co/qXd7nfae1A
2/5
2020
Today is #WorldCancerDay. Almost 10 million people die from cancer every year. But the world is making slow progr… https://t.co/1kgADLiYZS
2/4
2020
Food transport tends to account for a small share of food’s emissions. The exception is food that travels by plane… https://t.co/84YWHlpSL4
Retweeted by Our World in DataFood transport tends to account for a small share of food’s emissions. The exception is food that travels by plane… https://t.co/84YWHlpSL4You want to reduce the carbon footprint of your food? Focus on what you eat, not whether your food is local. Our l… https://t.co/XHcHD4aQ2B
1/29
2019
Loneliness and aloneness are not the same. This helps explain why self-reported loneliness is not higher in 'indivi… https://t.co/47s4URovqD
12/16
2019
Living alone is increasingly common around the world. In this new article we explore the ‘rise of living alone’.… https://t.co/3ElBLDehSl
12/13
2019
Is there a ‘loneliness epidemic’? In this new article we review the evidence. While true that more people are liv… https://t.co/NKrJrJ2T2v
12/12
2019
Today is #WorldAIDSDay. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has saved millions of lives. In 2016 alone it saved 1.2 mill… https://t.co/KXtLfuhkqu
12/1
2019
Social networks give us access to information and provide us with social collateral for economic transactions – fro… https://t.co/hWyKRvYaon
11/27
2019
Food production has been one of humanity's largest impacts on the environment. Half of the world's habitable land… https://t.co/kNq8buIjP5
11/26
2019
Today is #WorldPneumoniaDay. Pneumonia is the leading cause of child deaths. More than 800,000 children die from i… https://t.co/FxwcryYNw5
11/12
2019
Social networks play an important role in productivity growth. They do this by facilitating diffusion of ideas acr… https://t.co/gxnFW55s68
11/8
2019
Food production is responsible for one-quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. The latest post in our Foo… https://t.co/kpvOnzHpVw
11/7
2019
Our new series at Our World in Data will focus on the environmental impacts of food, and how we can feed more in a… https://t.co/9qCiU7QQV2
11/5
2019
The last in our series of CO₂ emissions: consumption-based emissions. How do CO₂ emissions compare when we adjust… https://t.co/0no5cp3zhF
10/9
2019
The next in our series of CO2 posts: per capita emissions. Where in the world do people emit the most CO2?… https://t.co/dB3ZGgb1bnThe next in our series of posts exploring how global CO2 emissions vary across the world: Who emits the most CO2 t… https://t.co/duHUZ0q7uY
10/4
2019
Who has contributed most to global CO2 emissions? Our latest post: https://t.co/a2ibgVWlOA https://t.co/irgzujHotl
10/2
2019
Our World in Data has been a project 8 years in the making. In our latest post @MaxCRoser reflects on the journey… https://t.co/kZ9e1ATXdM
10/1
2019
Where does our plastic accumulate in the ocean and what does that mean for the future? Our latest post:… https://t.co/SsKHcuYV6F
9/25
2019
If we can make maternal deaths as rare as they are in the healthiest countries we can save almost 300,000 mothers e… https://t.co/5DpyoA6MK0
9/23
2019
Talent is everywhere, opportunity is not. We are all losing out because of this. Our latest post:… https://t.co/6LLsMZxNcz
9/20
2019
Two-thirds of internet users globally are on social media. When did the rise of social media start and what are th… https://t.co/qH3xLq7gDT
9/19
2019
Where are women most at risk of dying in childbirth? In some of the poorest countries in the world, as many as 1-i… https://t.co/r0Z5doyL2K
9/18
2019
How many women die in pregnancy and childbirth? Globally the number has fallen by more than 40% since 1990. But… https://t.co/ApPamdnD12
9/17
2019
An important innovation for how the world gets its food. The world now produces more seafood from fish farms than… https://t.co/GPI51KeLAG
9/16
2019
How common was it for parents to lose a child? In the past it was common in all countries for parents to experienc… https://t.co/j60O4t4rco
9/13
2019
The two metrics that determine world population growth: the number of births and deaths each year. How many people… https://t.co/vySfg8knpX
9/12
2019
Is social media bad for our mental health and wellbeing? In our latest post we take a look at what the research sa… https://t.co/LzYFQvz0EX
9/11
2019
We're used to viewing the world through geographical maps. But this tells us nothing about how people are distribut… https://t.co/lNcf5SAozS
9/6
2019

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