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IIB Awards 2019: By The Numbers

Let's peek into some fascinating numbers from 8 years of celebrating data visualization & information design...

:: With over 4,000 total entries, we have celebrated 282 winners since 2012.

:: We had 71 student entries in 2019.

Take a look at their work in our Showcase - we love supporting early-career dataviz creators by giving them free entry & a platform to show their stuff.

 

Dataviz is a rapidly growing & evolving global field, and we see that international reach reflected in our numbers for the 2019 Information is Beautiful Awards.

:: 51 countries submitted work to the Awards in 2019 - 18 for the first time.

  • Peru
  • Chile
  • Kenya
  • Estonia
  • Costa Rica
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Hungary
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Malaysia
  • Mozambique
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania

Since 2017 China has increased its number of entries by +30 each year. In 2019 Singapore, Russia & Japan doubled their entries from the previous year.

 

A few more random facts:

:: Projects covering the NBA increased by 200% in 2019

:: Curiously, 2019 saw 3 separate Bauhaus works. Architecture & basketball, anyone?

:: We had several physical (and wearable, readable & playable) dataviz projects in the Awards this year:

And finally, 13,356 of you voted in the 2019 Information is Beautiful Awards. Thank you for supporting & engaging with this beautiful community - you can find us hanging out and prepping for the 2020 Awards on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram.

Posted in Awards — 3 months ago
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