StatWorld: A free educational tool for exploring world stats

The desktop version of StatWorld has just been released, a free educational tool through which world statistics can be explored in the form of interactive maps and graphs.

StatWorld can be used to explore hundreds of maps and graphs covering a wide range of topics, including education, environment, economy, health, ICT and language.

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StatPlanet Plus v 3.2 released - tell stories with your data

StatPlanet Plus v 3.2 has just been released - and with it comes an important new interface component - the Story panel. As the name indicates, it can be used to tell stories with your data. The panel can include HTML formatted text and images and has customizable dimensions. It can be customized seperately for each indicator and - if required - each time unit as well. 

See the demo | Download StatPlanet Plus v 3.2

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StatPlanet is a Katerva Award Finalist

StatPlanet has been named a 2012 Katerva Award Finalist! StatPlanet aims to support non-profit, government, education and research organizations, especially in developing countries, to use their data for evidence-based decision making.

The Katerva Awards shine a global spotlight on the world’s most promising sustainability ideas, identifying the best ideas on the planet for refinement and acceleration toward impact at a global level.

- Frank

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StatPlanet 3.0 released

 I am excited to announce the release of StatPlanet 3.0 today. Many of the improvements are the result of your feedback. I would like to thank all of you who have helped improve StatPlanet through your useful e-mails and forum posts.

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New website launched

The new website has just been launched and is a significant redesign of the old StatPlanet website kindly hosted for a number of years by SACMEQ. The website name - StatSilk - reflects the expansion of the product line from StatPlanet to other products, notably StatTrends (formerly Graph Maker) and StatWorld. StatWorld is to become an open data portal with world stats on every topic imaginable.

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StatPlanet World Bank wins First Prize

World Bank Apps for Development First Prize Award


StatPlanet World Bank won first prize in the World Bank's Apps for Development competition! Congrats to all the finalists! 

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