Mobile Phones Tackling Poverty

November 10, 2013

They fundamentally transform the way people in the developing world interact with one another and their governments, and access basic health, education, business and financial services. Source

Are We Over the Worst?

Are We Over the Worst?

March 27, 2013

This early 2009 infographic looks for indications of an Indian economic recovery, including data representing GDP, exports, the manufacturing sector, equities index, air travel, automobile sales, and corporate profits. Source

Government Size Worldwide

Government Size Worldwide

March 26, 2013

The Big Government versus Small Government debate has raged for centuries. This map shows the relative sizes of the world’s governments by calculating public spending as a portion of a nation’s GDP. Source

US Trust Consumer Spending

US Trust Consumer Spending

March 24, 2013

This simple 3D chart shows United States consumer expenditure as a percentage of GDP. 1976 though 2009 Source


Measuring Satisfaction

March 2, 2013

A 2008 study shows that people in wealthier countries are more likely to be satisfied with their lives. – This scatterplot uses an unusual technique with the angle of the points encoding information. When used with many points, this technique takes advantage of our visual system’s ability to see texture and changes in texture. Source


The NFL vs Small Countries

February 16, 2013

Football season could not have come soon enough, bringing with it the fantasy leagues, office smack talk, and something to do on Monday night. Yes, the NFL is quite a monster, and many franchises themselves are worth more than some sovereign nations. Thanks to Forbes’ valuation of each franchise, we can see where these teams […]


Germany’s Big Six-0

January 23, 2013

As Germany is on it’s way to celebrating it’s 60th anniversary since the inception of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1949, this infographic takes a look at what has happened and changed in the last 60 years. It observes the economic, social and political changes. Although the population has doubled since then, what remains […]


CBO’s Long Term Projections Social Security

January 20, 2013

In this infographic the Congressional Budget Office provides information for the distribution of social security when the baby boomers come to the age to get their social security. It provides information for how the government will finance social security, how it will be distributed and the legislative timeline.


Economies: UK vs the world

January 1, 2013

Living in a shrinking world that is growing in overall wealth and prosperity but which countries have a sizeable chunk of the money? Source


European Debt Crisis

December 26, 2012

From The Globe and Mail, here’s an infographic map that shows the debt crisis facing European nations, which may have an increasing effect on the debt crisis in the U.S.


Top College Football Rivalries Infographic

December 23, 2012

Top Ten Mountain Biking Trails in the USA. Difficulty scoring and altitudes shown. Source


Haiti’s earthquake damage assessed at 120% of their GDP

November 24, 2012

World Bank 2011 year in review: One year after the earthquake in Haiti, the damage was assessed at $7.9 billion, which is 120% of Haiti’s $6.7billion GDP. Source