Visual Capitalist: Mapped: The World’s Countries Compared by 20 Key Metrics  

Mapped: The World’s Countries Compared by 20 Key Metrics 

Which countries have the largest populations? What about the rural versus urban population divide? And which countries have the highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP), military expenditures, or tech exports? 

Instead of comparing countries by one metric, this animation and series of graphics by Anders Sundell uses 20 different categories of World Bank data to compare countries. The data was sourced in July 2022 and contains the latest available data for each country. 

Below, we provide some context on eight of the 20 categories, and share some facts on the top ranking countries for each category.  

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WNU Editor: I give it another 30 years before China is #1 in the important key metrics.