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.
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
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:
- a magazine
- books (1) (2)
- walls (1) (2) (3)
- wedding favors
- landscape art
- an infant blanket
- a harpischord
- glass animal tracker
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.