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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...
Hybris debris - What Humankind Leaves Behind
This artefact represents the impact that humanity has had in space around Earth. Each piece of tinfoil represents 10 debris pieces generated by man in the Earth’s Low Orbit, for a total of 13...
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...
International Number Ones
Because every nation is best at something.
World Poverty Clock
The World Poverty Clock is brought to you by World Data Lab in Vienna, Austria and its global network. It is based on a global standardized database on income which provides real-time projections...
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?
Battling Modern Slavery
Despite vast improvements in the global ﬁght against modernday slavery over the past decade, more than 45 million people remain victims of forced labour worldwide, with 58 per cent of those from...
Viz for Social Good
Viz for Social Good is a social data project run by Chloe Tseng. The mission is to empower mission-driven organizations and increase awareness of social issues through beautiful and informative...
Making the Connection
Right now, more than half the world is not connected to the internet, and almost 75% of Africa is offline. Why does this matter? For people living in the poorest parts of the world, access to the...
Gun Violence in United States
Gun violence in the United States results in thousands of deaths and injuries annually. Gun violence is most common in poor urban areas and frequently associated with gang violence, often involving...
A Desperate Escape
Rohingya Muslims have been fleeing apartheid-like conditions in northwestern Myanmar for decades. A recent military operation drew allegations of ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity and...
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...
2017 World Population Data Sheet
Every year, Population Reference Bureau (PRB) provides the latest demographic data for the world, global regions, and more than 200 countries and territories. This year we focus on the state of the...
Suicides in Japan hit a 20-year low
The government aims to reduce deaths by a third over the next ten years.
Measuring what affects misery
Mental illness is a better predictor of misery than poverty is.
Driving safety in the USA
Why some states have higher fatal car accident rates than other states?
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...
Hurricane Harvey SOS Rescue Map
Living in Texas, I had spent hours watching news coverage as Harvey made landfall and slowly crept its way inland towards my city. Fortunately Austin was spared, but as the bayous in Houston...
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...
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...
How can we keep children from playing with death?
Why did the "game" "Blue Whale" become popular in social networks in Russia and other countries? On the basis of psychological research, I describe the causes of children and teenagers'...
Emissions change starts at the top
Some of the largest companies in America are also those leading the charge toward a more sustainable future, according to a joint report by Calvert Research, WWF, CDP, and Ceres. Today’s...
Human Municipal Development Report
Datadot developed the Human Municipal Development Report (IDHM) of United Nations Development Programme (UNPD). In this project, Datadot was responsible for data analysis and visualization,...
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.
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...
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...
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...
Conflict urbanism: Columbia
A random sample of 200,000 victims of the conflict
The ice is melting
Nicco Cirone visualizes the decrease in ice volume over the last decade.
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?...