April 30, 2013
Shows income growth broken down into different classes from 1917 to 2008. It may not surprise you to find out that most of the growth isn’t happening in the middle and lower classes.
April 17, 2013
Shows where most income growth has been distributed from 1917 to 2008.
March 23, 2013
We’re all familiar with the concept of inflation. Because of inflation, what you could buy for $10 in 2000 would cost you, on average, $12.67 today. You may be surprised to hear, though, that not all prices have increased over the past ten years. This infographic looks at 20 products that actually cost less today […]
March 21, 2013
If there’s one good thing that can come out of a recession it’s that many things become more affordable. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from June 2008-June 2009, Mint.com created this map, which shows how US cities have been affected by the economic downturn. In all but one of the cities included, […]
March 18, 2013
While those of us in the U.S. may complain about the increasing cost of living, many countries in the world have a much higher rate of inflation. While the U.S., Canada, the UK and Spain have inflation rates below 3%, Zimbabwe has the most shocking inflation rate in the world at 12,563%. January 2010 Source
March 16, 2013
Does it feel like your groceries are getting more expensive? There’s a way to tell if they really are. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) market basket measures more than just the food in your grocery basket to capture inflation. It is developed from detailed monthly records kept by government officials who are hired to track […]
March 7, 2013
Dashboard showing the rising costs of food in North Africa and the Middle East. Additional stats looking at wealth, population growth and rioting. This data visualisation was published in the Raconteur report ‘Sustainable Agriculture’, a supplement of The Times Newspaper (UK). Source
October 17, 2012
Indian economy has withstood a major part of the global financial upheaval (still a long way to go) in spite of the gross incompetency of our decision makers – The major share of credit goes to the unsung labor class. A very miniscule rise in the annual wages was seen between 2001 to 2010 – […]
October 14, 2012
Deflation is just the opposite of inflation, right? And it’s a good thing, right? Source
September 14, 2012
This infographic provides a global overview for 2011. It provides information about the top 5 global concerns in several major countries. It also states these countries other concerns that don’t fall into the top 5. It shows that the major countries around the world: France, Mexico, U.S, UK, Australia, among others, share similar concerns.
August 31, 2012
This infographic compares the Great Depression of the 1930’s to today’s “Great Recession.” Prices, inflation, and deflation are all compared. Source