where to be born from 1988 to 2013
where to be born   from 1988 to 2013
jan 19, 2013

where to be born from 1988 to 2013

‘where to be born’ infographic – from 1988 to 2013



specializing in infographics and data visualization, UK’s wond studio has sent designboom a copy of their most recent design ‘where to be born’. influenced by an index created by the economist intelligence unit, the graphic looks at a calculation of where it is best to be born in the worldfrom 1988 to 2013.



where to be born   from 1988 to 2013

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  • @Sigrun: I guess they didn´t considered Iceland because it´s a recent story of success against the banks and europe… After all Iceland, when they were broke, said no to the plans of the Troika to inject money to broke banks and enter the “game” of europe (which is basically pay the debt WITH INTEREST for 30, 40, 50 years…).
    Instead they did what every country in europe should have done: take down the goverment, raise taxes to pay the debt, not to inject more money on the same banks that caused them to be broke.

    So you see, Iceland it´s too much of a good example for the world, the news little to nothing said about it, they did said when they were broke, oh yeah… I remember in 2008 it was a big scary thing, soon they booted europe out of their plans, suddently Iceland disappeired from the news… And now you can see what´s going on all over europe, the plans of europe are in plain sight. It´s all about power and money, lots of money.

    So you see, iceland it´s a too good example for the world, let´s keep it well hidden from the ignorant croud…

  • @ erwin – I assume that is because both countries scored the same points over the 11 categories rather than a typo. (same for 44’s – Estonia & Venezuela)

  • Where is ICELAND on these lists?!
    Lowest death of children, very high life expectancy, low poverty rate, few crimes, good healthcare….

  • I advice the design studio to learn more about geography… There are some mistakes…

  • in 2013 no. 16 is twice 🙂


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