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Global Arms Trade & Flow
In 2016, around 31 075 Million US$ (SIPRI Trend Indicator Value at constant 1990 prices) worth of arms were traded all around the world. In 2015, this figure was 28 448 Million US$. In 2016, this...
21st - Century Exodus
Map for Wired Us and Wired UK regarding refugees in 2017. The creator of this work has supplied multiple images, please click here to view.
Facing the Paradigm Shift - Siemens Healthcare
This animated web graphic is part of a 5 part information graphic series for Siemens Healthcare, mentioning 5 major trends in global healthcare, one per piece. The artwork ‘Facing the paradigm...
International Migration：Trends & Policies
An International migrant is a person who is living in a country other than their country of birth. The number of international migrants worldwide has continued to grow rapidly in recent years due...
Infographic of the Quran
Al-Quran, or the Holy Quran, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad more than 1400 years ago. Despite being unchanged since then, very little exploration has previously been made to the statistical...
The Killing Fields: The Rhino Poaching Crisis
Rhino populations in Africa have been decreasing for many decades. The biggest cause of this is illegal poaching. Rhinos are often brutally killed and their horns hacked off for sale on the black...
Measuring what affects misery
Mental illness is a better predictor of misery than poverty is.
A "to do list" for humankind
Sustainable Development Goals sanctioned by the UN are basically a "to do list" for humankind. Take a closer look.
Global Gender Gap Report Browser
Since 2006, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has published an annual Global Gender Gap Report. In these reports, WEF "quantifies the magnitude of gender disparities and tracks their progress over...
The State of the Nations
A tilegram map of the world showing which countries are the biggest spenders on public health, compared to Gross National Income. Each country is also measured on health indicators.
Driving safety in the USA
Why some states have higher fatal car accident rates than other states?
Analyzing and Visualizing data on Ocean Commitments (SDG14)
Voluntary commitments for The Ocean Conference are initiatives voluntarily undertaken by Governments, the United Nations system, other intergovernmental organizations, international and regional...
Those Who Did Not Cross
This map shows in a single image the people who lost their lives as they tried to reach European shores from 2005 to 2015. These men, women, and children were fleeing conflict and instability in...
Access to good-quality affordable housing is a fundamental need and key to achieving a number of social policy objectives, including reducing poverty and enhancing equality of opportunity, social...
Oil and Gold
Going back as far as 1983, the prices of two key commodities, oil and gold, have often moved in close correlation with one another, even as the Consumer Price Index rose steadily. However, in the...
World Cocoa Markets Made of Chocolate
This photoviz about the market of chocolate is entirely made out of chocolate. We used chocolate bars to make a treemap, chocolate topping to draw a line graph, chocolate powder (and glue) to make...
The ice is melting
Nicco Cirone visualizes the decrease in ice volume over the last decade.
Reprojected Destruction - Aleppo's destruction reprojected onto London and Berlin
"Reprojected Destruction" shows the extent of Aleppo's recent destruction reprojected onto figure-ground maps of Berlin and London. The visualisation aims to help viewers relate their known urban...
Project "The Essence"
Distributing Information can save a life. It is important to provide updated preemptive Information in different Forms in certain Essential Products. Many regions face major challenges nowadays...
How do people in developing countries spend their money?
Two-thirds of the money spent by Indian households go to roti, kapda aur makaan (food and beverages, clothing and footwear, and housing) alone. What about households in other developing countries?...
Too Far for Aid
20,000 immigrants in Illinois live further than 60 miles from the nearest Legal Aid Organization. Without proper legal aid, those without the financial means to pay for a private attorney are...
Vaccines are an essential weapon in fighting disease outbreaks. But how does the time taken to develop vaccines compare to the speed and frequency of outbreaks? And how can we do it better?
International Number Ones
Because every nation is best at something.
Suicides in Japan hit a 20-year low
The government aims to reduce deaths by a third over the next ten years.
Click an elephant together and save the world
This visual app makes CO2 goals tangible on the personal level: What can you change in your own household to contribute to the 40% reduction of CO2 emissions that the Dutch government has promised...
Internet of Elephants
Internet of Elephants is a social enterprise based in Kenya and the United States, consisting of technologists, conservationists, educators, game designers and strategists, who are working together...
Infographic For Global Climate Change
Global climate change is currently a serious problem in our society, influencing the Earth's future. It causes many effects on our environment, such as glaciers shrinking, ice on rivers and lakes...
Plastic Buildup in Our Oceans
From food storage to furniture—we use plastic for everything. In 2008 alone 245 million tons of plastic were produced. These plastics often find there way into our waterways. Every year 6.4 million...
The Myth of the Russian Emigration
Some say that when Russia’s borders did open with the fall of Soviet Union, citizens rushed out. Lately they bolted again, under the weight of western sanctions. But did they? This infographic...
What happens to the European dream when it meets the migrant's dream? Is this the Europe we dreamt of? The history of the 500km of European border walls walks together with the history of...