Graphical World Progress Report – A Sneak Peek

Posted to Projects  |  Nathan Yau

FYI: A new edition on the current state of the world is coming soon from FlowingPrints. Join the mailing list to be first to know when it's available. I'm only going to take orders for one week this time around, so please please make sure you sign up. More info coming next week.

In the Wild

On a related note, a couple of readers sent some photos of our education prints in the wild. It makes me happy to see the prints put to good use, especially in an education setting.

This one is from Jeff, a teacher in Philadelphia:

And this one from Alice (thanks to Dan's generosity), a teacher in Sacramento:

If you're an educator and know of some empty wall space that can be filled by our prints, please do contact me so I can send some your way. If you're not in education, remember, your order helps me send more prints to people like Jeff and Alice.

Finally, if you just want to help out with a few bucks because you think education is important too, you can donate to the cause. Whether it's a dollar or a hundred, every little bit counts.


Jobs Charted by State and Salary

Jobs and pay can vary a lot depending on where you live, based on 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here’s an interactive to look.

How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown

We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.

Life expectancy changes

The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.

Reviving the Statistical Atlas of the United States with New Data

Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.