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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...
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...
One year of school
Only one year of school can not only change the life of an individual, but have significant impact on the whole world, making it a better place.
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...
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...
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?...
Boston Crime Map
The map shows that downtown Boston, Chinatown, Roxbury, and Dorchester have had more aggravated assaults than other neighborhoods. Roxbury, downtown, and Dorchester had more robberies than other...
International Number Ones
Because every nation is best at something.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Conflict urbanism: Columbia
A random sample of 200,000 victims of the conflict
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...
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...
Finnish Arms Report
SaferGlobe, a group of researchers and peace activists, together with Futurice, a digital consultancy, bring transparency to Finland's arms export by creating a website with interactive arms export...
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...
The Shadow Peace - The Nuclear Threat
The Shadow Peace is a documentary series that asks thought-provoking questions about war, peace, and humanity using a unique form of cinematic data visualization. The first episode, "The Nuclear...
America's broken healthcare system – in one simple chart
The US spends more money on healthcare than any other wealthy nation, but it hasn’t resulted in better health.
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...
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,...
Driving safety in the USA
Why some states have higher fatal car accident rates than other states?
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.
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...
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...
Rescue Signatures in the Mediterranean
This visual and interactive report shows how the combination of several different types of data can be leveraged to provide a more systematic understanding of the efforts made to save lives in the...