Poverty Statistics that Make Sense – Welcome to Povertyville and Slumtown
Dan Beech represents worldwide poverty in this video, which is actually a 3-dimensional bar chart with some flare:
Welcome to Povertyville, Slumtown, and Low Income city. I'm not sure what to think. Should I laugh? Should I cry? I don't know. What do you think?
In this genre of over-produced graphs, Povertyville reminds me of the real estate roller coaster, a dramatic 3-D time series plot: