Level of economic development of the world countries

This project was about analysing the economic growth in industrialized countries and emerging markets as well as their similarities and differences within the economic globalization processes. By selecting relevant statistical data from the World Bank, we represented different indicators, such as GDP per capita, tariff rates, FDI and Export volumes in a direct comparison.    This map (screenshot) shows the seven different levels of economic developement of the world countries: Direct link to the interactive map : Interactive Map Direct link to the WebGIS Service: WebGIS Service Here are the results of the statistical evaluation of…

PISA 2015 Results

What is PISA ? „The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. In 2015 over half a million students, representing 28 million 15-year-olds in 72 countries and economies, took the internationally agreed two-hour test. Students were assessed in science, mathematics, reading, collaborative problem solving and financial literacy. The results of the 2015 assessment were published on 6th December 2016.“ – OECD – About PISA Performance in science:   Performance in reading:…

Daily smokers of cigarettes in Europe

Definition of daily smokers of cigarettes: „Proportion of people who smoke (manufactured and hand-rolled) cigarettes daily according to the level of cigarette smoking using modalities ‚Less than 20 cigarettes per day‘, ’20 or more cigarettes per day‘ and ‚Total daily smokers of cigarettes‘.“ – European Union (Eurostat)  Statistical Population: „All persons aged 15 years or over living in private households and residing in the territory of the country.“ – European Union (Eurostat) Data source: European Union (Eurostat) Metadata: European Health Interview Survey (EHIS)

The Breathing Earth

Data source: NASA Visible Earth Credit (Data source): R. Stöckli, E. Vermote, N. Saleous, R. Simmon and D. Herring (2005). The Blue Marble Next Generation – A true color earth dataset including seasonal dynamics from MODIS. Published by the NASA Earth Observatory. Corresponding author: rstockli@climate.gsfc.nasa.gov