• We've brought together a superlative panel - some dataviz gurus & others experts in specific categories - whose votes join yours to decide the winners. 
  • Some important topics have really grabbed the imagination of creators this year – explore key stories with shortlisted examples from each below:
  • Explore every shortlisted work in our Unusual category, home to anything that doesn't fit in the other categories.
  • Check out the shortlisted works in our Sports, Games & Leisure category, the place for graphics about sports, hobbies, games & leisure activities.
  • Discover the shortlisted works in the Science & Technology category, for pieces exploring technology, science, biology, medicine or health.
  • With data visualization exploring every imaginable topic in ever more imaginative ways, this year we've retooled categories, focusing not on format but subject matter.

    As ever, our jury includes numerous superlative designers, journalists, researchers & coders who understand infographics & data visuals from the inside. And YOU, the dataviz-loving public, influence the results & the community prize.

    Now for the first time we're adding subject experts: specialists in art, music, politics, games, science, business and beyond. We hope this combination of persp...

  • Peruse all shortlisted entries in our People, Language & Identity category, for graphics about gender, identity, people, language & the (quantified) self.
  • Browse the shortlisted pieces in our Humanitarian / Global category, for graphics on human welfare, aid, charity/NGOs, global issues & disasters.
  • Check out the range of shortlisted work in our Environments & Maps category, which includes Images about the natural or built environment, or any map that doesn't fit elsewh...
  • Discover each shortlisted piece in the Current Affairs & Politics category, for pieces on current affairs, news, society, politics, finance or economics.


    North Korea Interactives

    By Reuters - Simon Scarr, Weiyi Cai, Jin Wu, Christian Inton & Wen Foo


    The Electoral College misrepresents every state, but not as much as you may think

    By Washington Post - Denise Lu


    One Angry Bird

    By Periscopic


    On Their Way: the Journey of Foreign Fighters

    By DensityDesign - ...

  • Explore the shortlisted entries in the Arts, Entertainment & Pop Culture category, for graphics inspired by music, film, theatre, dance, literature or any artistic / cultural pursuit.