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More or Less: Behind the Stats

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More or Less: Behind the Stats
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More or Less: Behind the Stats

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Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. From BBC Radio 4

Latest Episodes

Dementia, inflation and shark deaths

Health risks for Presidential hopefuls, falling inflation, shark deaths and salary claims

24 MIN2 days ago
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Dementia, inflation and shark deaths

WS More or Less: Cape Town murders

Are eight people a day murdered in Cape Town and is that number unusually high?

8 MIN1 weeks ago
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WS More or Less: Cape Town murders

Maternal deaths, taxi driver earnings and statistical pop music

Are black women five times more likely to die in childbirth? Plus making pop music.

24 MIN1 weeks ago
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Maternal deaths, taxi driver earnings and statistical pop music

WS More or Less: Deforestation in Brazil

Has it increased significantly since President Bolsonaro took office in January?

8 MIN1 weeks ago
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WS More or Less: Deforestation in Brazil

Climate deaths, austerity and pet food

Challenging the idea of six billion deaths due to climate change; plus what pets eat.

24 MIN2 weeks ago
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Climate deaths, austerity and pet food

WS More or Less: Amazon forest fires

Are they really 85 percent worse than last year?

8 MIN3 weeks ago
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WS More or Less: Amazon forest fires

Amazon fires, state pension and American burgers

Are forest fires in Brazil the worst in recent times? What is the state pension worth?

27 MIN3 weeks ago
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Amazon fires, state pension and American burgers

WS More or Less: Ethiopia’s 350m trees in a day

Were millions of trees planted in just one day in Ethiopia?

8 MIN3 weeks ago
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WS More or Less: Ethiopia’s 350m trees in a day

Exam grades, Chernobyl and Ethiopian trees

Was your A Level grade correct? Plus were 350m trees planted in one day in Ethiopia?

24 MINAUG 24
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Exam grades, Chernobyl and Ethiopian trees

Mice and mind blowing maths

Re-inserting a caveat and discussing a really cool numbers trick.

9 MINAUG 16
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Mice and mind blowing maths

Latest Episodes

Dementia, inflation and shark deaths

Health risks for Presidential hopefuls, falling inflation, shark deaths and salary claims

24 MIN2 days ago
Comments
Dementia, inflation and shark deaths

WS More or Less: Cape Town murders

Are eight people a day murdered in Cape Town and is that number unusually high?

8 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
WS More or Less: Cape Town murders

Maternal deaths, taxi driver earnings and statistical pop music

Are black women five times more likely to die in childbirth? Plus making pop music.

24 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Maternal deaths, taxi driver earnings and statistical pop music

WS More or Less: Deforestation in Brazil

Has it increased significantly since President Bolsonaro took office in January?

8 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
WS More or Less: Deforestation in Brazil

Climate deaths, austerity and pet food

Challenging the idea of six billion deaths due to climate change; plus what pets eat.

24 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Climate deaths, austerity and pet food

WS More or Less: Amazon forest fires

Are they really 85 percent worse than last year?

8 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
WS More or Less: Amazon forest fires

Amazon fires, state pension and American burgers

Are forest fires in Brazil the worst in recent times? What is the state pension worth?

27 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Amazon fires, state pension and American burgers

WS More or Less: Ethiopia’s 350m trees in a day

Were millions of trees planted in just one day in Ethiopia?

8 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
WS More or Less: Ethiopia’s 350m trees in a day

Exam grades, Chernobyl and Ethiopian trees

Was your A Level grade correct? Plus were 350m trees planted in one day in Ethiopia?

24 MINAUG 24
Comments
Exam grades, Chernobyl and Ethiopian trees

Mice and mind blowing maths

Re-inserting a caveat and discussing a really cool numbers trick.

9 MINAUG 16
Comments
Mice and mind blowing maths