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But until 1700AD the balance of wealth hadn't. For the past two centuries the share of the world's GDP has shifted to the west to Europe through imperialism, and technological innovation. With the rise of China that's changing again and this infographic explores the story of balance and unbalance in the world economy courtesy of the data from the Maddison Project (http://www.ggdc.net/maddison/maddison-project/home.htm).","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytext","object_id":"helloperator9_1371729950","particle_id":1639584,"type":"particle"},{"modifier":0,"dimensions":[],"colors":[],"custom":{"xlabel":"% of world GDP","height":"250"},"data":[[["Year","1AD","1000AD","1500AD","1700AD","1820AD","1870AD","1913AD","1950AD","1980AD","2008AD"],["India","32","27.8","24.4","24.5","16.1","12.2","7.5","4.2","3.2","6.7"],["China ","25.4","22.7","24.9","22.3","33","17.1","8.8","4.6","5.2","17.5"],["UK, France & Ger","3.7","4.1","8.9","11.8","14.2","22","22.2","15.6","13.2","9"],["Japan ","1.1","2.6","3.1","4.1","3","2.3","2.6","3","7.8","5.7"],["United States","0.3","0.4","0.3","0.1","1.8","8.9","18.9","27.3","21.1","18.6"]]],"chart_type_nr":4,"chart_type":"HorizontalBar","object_id":"helloperator9_1371731161","chart_id":2148686,"type":"chart"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"The video below shows how the balance has changed across the whole world. There's lots to note here: the steep decline of India in comparison to China in the 19th century, and the emergence of European nations and America as the wealth generators of the world. The maps can be explored at your leisure here: http://public.tableausoftware.com/views/WorldGDPsharebyallcountries/GDPShare1AD","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytext","object_id":"helloperator91371824441","particle_id":1649821,"type":"particle"},{"text":"//youtube.com/embed/T7OoFh53yOI","picture":null,"particle_type":"video","object_id":"helloperator91371824335","particle_id":1649811,"type":"particle"},{"modifier":0,"dimensions":[],"colors":[],"custom":{},"data":[[["10","Number of countries left uncolonised by Western Imperialism.","downPath",""],["62","Number of treaty ports established in China by Western powers, 1841-1941","starPath"]]],"chart_type_nr":23,"chart_type":"Textual","object_id":"helloperator9_1371813494","chart_id":2157874,"type":"chart"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"The 19th century appears to be the key juncture when China and India declined and the West rose. Imperialism appears to be the most obvious answer given that before China was 'opened' in 1842 in the first Opium war, it had its greatest share of world wealth. Within a century of these interventions China went from 32% of the world's GDP to just under 5%.","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytext","object_id":"helloperator91371825893","particle_id":1650059,"type":"particle"},{"picture":"https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-particles-700/helloperator9_1371803160.png","particle_type":"image","object_id":"helloperator9_1371803160","particle_id":1647117,"type":"particle"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"In the graphic below, the area for each country represents the share of the world's wealth. The rise in the share of wealth by the US and Europe is of similar proportion to the decline in wealth of India and China. The total area shown represents the amount of wealth that the seven selected countries have collectively. Note the decline of collective wealth in the last century as the rest of the world has begun to take a greater share of the global economy.","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytext","object_id":"helloperator91371825339","particle_id":1649973,"type":"particle"},{"picture":"https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-particles-700/helloperator9_1371803143.png","particle_type":"image","object_id":"helloperator9_1371803143","particle_id":1647115,"type":"particle"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"Amartya Sen offers one reason for why India has not caught up to China's level of wealth: lack of investment in basic education and health infrastructures:","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytext","object_id":"helloperator91371825682","particle_id":1650030,"type":"particle"},{"shrink":null,"title":" Amartya Sen, Indian Economist (21/06/13)","content_type":"","text":"Why is China ahead of India? One answer is that India has paid inadequate attention to the lessons of Asian economic development, which gives a crucial role to the rapid expansion of human capability as a part of pursuing fast economic growth. A critical part of that strategy has been the use of public revenue, itself expanded by economic growth, to remove huge deficiencies in social, educational and health services, and to meet the growing demands of social and physical infrastructure, while making public services more accountable and efficiently organized.","picture":null,"particle_type":"quote","object_id":"helloperator91371813070","particle_id":1648420,"type":"particle"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"Current supply of doctors plotted against literacy rate for selected countries ","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytitle","object_id":"helloperator91371813243","particle_id":1648434,"type":"particle"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"(bubble size indicates share of world GDP)","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytext","object_id":"helloperator91371813364","particle_id":1648452,"type":"particle"},{"modifier":1,"dimensions":[],"colors":["#77c300","#cc3635","#286b7b","#f2b036","#b02c20","#307d99","#f28a35","#852b33","#41a3c6","#ea594e","#60284f","#53cae8","#ffe670","#da6f6e","#4c7b86","#ffca68","#ba5c53","#498ca4","#ffa760","#844a4f","#5aacc9","#ff9088","#6f4a64","#8cd7ea"],"custom":{"height":"500","ylabel":"Current Doctors per million population","xlabel":"Current literacy rate % ","grid":false},"data":[[["Country name","Literacy rate","Physicians per 100,000 pop","%share of world GDP"],["India","61","60","6.7"],["United States","99","267","18.6"],["UK, France & Ger","99","326","9"],["China ","92.2","142","17.5"],["Japan ","99","206","5.7"]]],"chart_type_nr":16,"chart_type":"Bubble","object_id":"helloperator9_1371801511","chart_id":2156163,"type":"chart"}],"properties":{"embed_button":"enabled","custom_logo":"none","title_link":"infogram","whitelabel":false,"export_settings":{"showGrid":true,"showValues":true},"rtl":false,"transparent":false,"publishType":0},"copyright":"Copyright notice: GDP data taken from http://www.ggdc.net/maddison/maddison-project/data/mpd_2013-01.xlsx Literacy data from http://world.bymap.org/ Treaty port numbers from http://mappery.com/map-of/China-Treaty-Ports-Map and music from Bo Ya in 221BC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fs7Bse4Q4BQ","width":700,"embedImageUrl":"https://infogram.io/p/230191657aea437e73858870c27cb4d1.png","thumb":"https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-thumbs-200/helloperator9_1371729950.jpg","publicAccess":true,"public":true,"tags":"","pubtitle":"Share of world GDP throughout history","title":"Share of world GDP throughout history","path":"Share-of-world-GDP-throughout-history","user_id":454182,"theme_id":1,"block_id":"helloperator9_1371729950","id":1288246}