Short term negative trends

There were a number of comments criticising the short time period and a lack of comparison as a % of population.

An alternative was provided by

Data presentation matters. The graph is not wrong but potentially misleading for people who make snap conclusions without closer interpretation esp on social media (myself inclu).

OK, I see now the rationale for the original graph – to show the comparative drop in hunger/poverty/etc over the past 25 yrs. But wouldn’t this graph be more meaningful, at a glance? (pollution not inclu cus I didn’t understand what it meant in original graph)

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  1. Blazer

     /  December 7, 2017

    typical,the first graph for..perception,the last graph…for..reality.

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  2. robertguyton

     /  December 7, 2017

    End hunger by eating everything in the cupboard!

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  3. Alan Wilkinson

     /  December 7, 2017

    Oh dear. Flatulent fools posing as Progressives so hate to see reality laid out clearly in front of them.

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