It’s time to branch out into a new area of data visualisation: proportion area plots. These plots use area to show proportion between different related values. A common type of proportional area plots are tree maps. We are going to […]
In the last post we discussed annotations on line plots. In this post, we are going to take it a step further and look at block annotations.
Strikes don’t really happen too much in Britain any more. A total of 170,000 working days were lost in Britain due to strikes and industrial action in 2015. That might sound like a lot, but it was actually the second […]
My colleagues and I at Trinity Mirror ranked mental health around England on Monday for World Mental Health Day. We aggregated four datasets – depression, contact with mental health services, the recovery rate from anxiety and depression and antidepressant prescriptions – […]
After looking at Manchester’s flat boom, we’re going over t’Pennines to Leeds, or more accurately the LS postcode for Leeds and the surrounding area.
Any visitor to Manchester city centre will be struck by the number of modern blocks of city centre flats. Take the tram out towards Altrincham and you’ll see modern apartment blocks on both sides, out towards Salford and back towards Castlefield.
In my previous post, I showed how poorer children are more likely to be fat. Think about how your graphics look on a mobile phone before you publish them. I didn’t do this properly with my last post – I published it first and […]
Poorer children are more likely to be fat. As we move further to the right of the chart into schools in more deprived areas, the share of children in the grey and black parts of the chart – showing overweight and very overweight […]
On Wikipedia’s page for the 2015/16 Premier League, it has a matrix table of results. It shows you all the results for each team, home and away against each other. For example, if you look at Arsenal on Row 1, they beat […]