World In Figures

World In Figures


The Economist World in Figures app is a fun, data-rich reference guide for the businessperson, educator and statistics geek alike. It features indicators on 190 countries, rankings ranging from birth rates and patents to Nobel prize winners and GDP. The “Factquest” quiz game tests your knowledge of stats about the world. The “Fact of the Day” lets you start each morning a bit smarter. A country comparison tool lets users plot the data on a chart.

Jury statement

This visually appealing and clearly structured app is a digital reference tool for data from 190 countries, thus making it highly useful for all those who enjoy facts based on numerical figures.

Special Mention

Excellent Communications Design