Countries and their capital and continent in alphabetical order

Country Capital city Continent Afghanistan Kabul Asia South Africa Pretoria Africa Albania Tirana Europe Algeria Alger Africa Germany Berlin Europe Andorra Andorra la Vella Europe Angola Luanda Africa Antigua and Barbuda Saint John’s America Saudi Arabia Riyadh Asia Argentina Buenos Aires America Armenia Yerevan Asia Australia Canberra Oceania Austria Vienna Europe Azerbaijan Baku Asia Bahamas … Read more

Why Poverty in Rich Countries? Background and Solution

Poverty is on the decline in the world. However, one in ten people is extremely poor: 800 million people live on less than 1.90 dollars (approximately 1.50 euros) per day. Extract from our educational booklet Inequalities explained to young people , available to order. ALSO READ: Poorest Nations in the world 800 million poor The fight against poverty is … Read more

Billionaires are one millionth of humanity

How many billionaires in the world? Statistics difficult, but simple order of magnitude: less than one person in a million. Billionaires fascinate or annoy. It depends, knowledge of their situations depends on databases and rankings that often make newspaper coverage. However, this information only captures part of reality. Protection of privacy and, above all, opacity in many countries, prevent … Read more

Access to medicine unevenly distributed around the world

Austria has 52 doctors per 10,000 inhabitants while Rwanda has only one. The gaps are large between rich and less well-off countries, particularly countries in Africa. he analysis of the density of doctors by country provides a fairly accurate overview of health inequalities in the world. There is a very large gap between the best endowed countries … Read more

How Many Countries Are in the World 2020

How many Countries are there in the world? Which are? There are 194 Countries in the World in 2020 list In this entry I leave you a list with all the sovereign states of the world  in alphabetical order ( point 2 ) and a clarification section —which I have been collecting from your questions in recent years— in which I explain to … Read more

Countries By Human Development Index 2020 list


“The Human Development Index (HDI) is a statistic composite index of life expectancy, education (Literacy Rate, Gross Enrollment Ratio at different levels and Net Attendance Ratio) , and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.A country scores a higher HDI when the lifespan is higher, the … Read more

Poverty line and Wage Inequality in Europe

540 euros in Portugal against 1,060 euros in Germany: the poverty lines, calculated according to the median standard of living in each country, vary widely in Europe. The least poor in Europe live in Switzerland and Norway where the poverty line exceeds 1,300 euros per month according to Euro-stat (2016 data, threshold at 60% of … Read more

Poverty in large wealthy countries

Among the large rich countries, France is the one where the poverty rate (8.3%) is – by far – the lowest. It is two times lower than in the United States (17.8%), which leads the rankings. The situation is clearly deteriorating in Germany. Also Read: 10 Poorest Countries in Europe With a poverty rate of 8.3% in … Read more