Climate Change Vulnerability Index 2011 by The Surgery for Raconteur
Canada’s Criminals: Ten provinces, 262,616 Crimes
This interactive heat map illustrates the amount of food stamps distributed in Texas, by county. What’s cool about it is there are a variety of ways to see the data: number of households; percent of population; economic impact.
The dataset, available, below the map also includes interesting population statistics like children and seniors.
On what social network should you post your status? [infographic]
Since The Economist regrettably labelled Africa “the hopeless continent” a decade ago, a profound change has taken hold. Labour productivity has been rising. It is now growing by, on average, 2.7% a year. Trade between Africa and the rest of the world has increased by 200% since 2000. Inflation dropped from 22% in the 1990s to 8% in the past decade. Foreign debts declined by a quarter, budget deficits by two-thirds.
Examine maps of Netflix rental patterns, neighborhood by neighborhood, in a dozen cities across the nation.
Powerful and simple Excel chart.
Natural Disasters in the United States, 1980 – 2011. Note the orange. What’s excellent about Barry Ritholz’s chart-post is not the facts, but his instructions to people who comment on his chart. Brilliant!