Air quality index (where 100 = best, and 0 = worst) versus gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, measured in 2011 international-$. The air quality index is an environmental performance indicator which combines three variables: household air...
Access to clean drinking water is a basic human need and right. Increasing clean water access across the world is essential to reduce negative health outcomes and disease burden. See global and country-level data on clean water.
Substance use is broad in its definition, and can range from moderate to excessive consumption. How does substance use vary around the world? What is the prevalence of substance use dependency, and what are the consequences? See global and...
In countries such as Denmark and Switzerland, it is very common for people to live alone; but contrary to what many believe, this does not translate into higher loneliness. Loneliness and aloneness are not the same.
Our World in DataLoneliness and aloneness are not the same. This helps explain why self-reported loneliness is not higher in 'individualistic' countries like Denmark or Switzerland, where a larger share of population live alone.
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