Best infographics in the news

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

The annual Malofiej Awards is the big one for infographics in the news. The 25th one just passed, and you can browse all the winners here. There’s a lot of great work that you should associate with infographics — and not the spammy stuff that fills my inbox.

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Divorce Rates for Different Groups

We know when people usually get married. We know who never marries. Finally, it’s time to look at the other side: divorce and remarriage.

Most popular porn searches, by state

We’ve seen that we can learn from what people search for, through the eyes of Google suggestions: state stereotypes, national …

Years You Have Left to Live, Probably

The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.

Life expectancy changes

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