The world we live in is becoming ever more data-based. This affects everything from the sports we play, to the cars we drive, to how we evaluate policy questions. But few amongst us want to spend our time trawling through spread-sheets or running programs on matlab in order to understand them fully. If a picture can speak a thousand words then an infographic can speak 1 million data points. Here we’ve collected a few of our favourite infographics from the past couple of months.
Putting false rape accusations into perspective:
Interactive on the arms trade (click through, Chrome only):
The real value of the national debt:
Freedom and equality for LGBT+ community in Europe:
Not technically infographics, but our favourite flowcharts: