Quick Facts World Map

World map with facts about population, share of world population, wealth share of the richest and poorest, share of world wealth, corruption level, refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons by country in this interactive world map.*


*Some countries are missing data in one or more categories.

Some quick facts based on data from the map:


Economy and Population

  • 12 (out of almost 200) countries possess 77 % of the world wealth (Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kindom, United States of America)

  • The United States alone possess over 34 % of the world wealth

  • Almost 60 % of the world population live in Asia and Oceania, but we find only 26,7 % of the world wealth there. Australia, China, Japan and South Korea possess more than 78 % of this wealth

  • 16,4 % of the world population live in Africa. They are sharing 1,1 % of the world wealth.

Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

  • As of June 2015 there was almost 13 million IDPs in Syria, Iraq and Yemen

  • As of June 2015 there was over 5 million IDPs in Africa

 

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Sources:
Population facts: http://www.worldometers.info/
Wealth facts: Credit Suisse – The Global Wealth Report 2015
Corruption facts: http://media.transparency.org/maps/cpi2015-470.html
Refugees: http://www.unhcr.org/pages/49c3646c206.html