Highlighting data viz best practices around the web

Friday, March 18, 2016

From Millions to Billions

Source: Fleximize
Author: Not listed

Click on the image for the full size version. It’s a really nice interactive version.


Best Practices:

  • Title catches your attention
  • Subtitle makes you more interested and sets up the story
  • Very well organized
  • Clear labeling of the headers
  • Pictures of the faces make it feel more real
  • Consistent use of colors makes it easy to understand and follow
  • Nice totals on the right for context and they’re out of the way as to not distract
  • Dark background works well and makes the bars pop out
  • Great tooltips!
  • Fantastic sorting interactivity
  • Great spacing; there’s a lot of information yet it still feels simple


Recommended Enhancements
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  • Include a filter for gender
  • Include more women

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