HOMEALLVISUALIZING THE MOST MISERABLE COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD ALLINFOGRAPHIC Visualizing the Most Miserable Countries in the World

By JEFF DESJARDINS at Visual Capitalist Visualizing the Most Miserable Countries in the World Every year, the Cato Institute publishes a list of the world’s most “miserable countries” by using a simple economic formula to calculate the scores. Described as a Misery Index, the tally for each country can be found by adding the unemployment rate, […]

The Richest and Poorest Countries in the World

By JEFF DESJARDINS at Visual Capitalist Global Finance Magazine recently collated data from the World Bank on Gross National Income (GNI) per capita for 204 countries. Each country was placed in one of four groups: Low income: $1,045 or less Lower-middle income: $1,046 to $4,125 Upper-middle income: $4,126 to $12,745 High income: $12,746 or more […]

Germany’s Demographic Cliff

By JEFF DESJARDINS at Visual Capitalist. WHY EUROPE’S LARGEST ECONOMY COULD BE DESTINED TO BE THE NEXT JAPAN Last week’s chart showed that the world is turning Japanese with tales of economic malaise, extreme monetary policy, and negative rates. Germany, with its 5-yr government bond currently trading at a -0.33% yield, is no exception to this […]

The Militarization of the Middle East in Numbers

By JEFF DESJARDINS at Visual Capitalist The Militarization of the Middle East in Numbers The global arms trade is huge. While it’s hard to pin down an exact value of arms transfers, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute estimates that the number was at least $76 billion in 2013, with the caveat that it is likely […]