UK Population Distribution: Britistics
A Face in the Crowd: Comparing New York?...

A Face in the Crowd: Comparing New York?…

August 28, 2012

As a whole, New York City is not among the 50 densest cities worldwide, and it ranks fifth in the United States. But it is America’s densest large city. Source

If 7 Billion People Lived In One City, How...

If 7 Billion People Lived In One City, How…

August 21, 2012

Today the world population reached 7 billion (more or less). The media and interwebs are abuzz about what it all means. Designer/writer/researcher Tim De Chant has a more interesting take: What does it all look like? Source

Global Population Hits 7 Billion, A Fair S...

Global Population Hits 7 Billion, A Fair S…

July 17, 2012

Imagine if the Earth’s land masses were reshaped to evenly distribute today’s population. The land belonging to each country would be increased or decreased based on that nation’s current population density. Source

Feet of Street Per Resident

Feet of Street Per Resident

June 24, 2012

There are many ways to measure infrastructure. Perhaps the most ubiquitous type of infrastructure, streets and highways, is the best single indicator. By this measure, feet of street per resident – “FSR” – Detroit has a lower density than 9 of the 10 largest American cities. When compared to the seven largest American cities, only […]

Landmass by Country

Landmass by Country

May 21, 2012

This visualization displays the population and land area of an assortment of countries relative to each other. India is quite crowded, and Greenland is nearly empty! Source