Legend: ‘More black men under correctional control now than enslaved in 1850’. True?
Could having a lie-in lead to an early death?
How maths can help you find love, and hold on to it. Plus, listeners’ favourite stats
Tim Harford on claims that keen runners might be damaging their health
How to use mathematics to find your partner. And, how reliable are pregnancy due dates?
Who is in the world’s wealthiest elite, and where do they live?
Tim Harford investigates the popular statistical claim
Is 'bad luck' the cause of most cancers as reports of a new study suggest?
Robert Peston, Helen Joyce and Dr Hannah Fry on their most memorable numbers from 2014
Goalkeepers, gold miners and happiness: We look at the most interesting numbers of 2014