It emphasizes individual points in a distribution instead of binning them like a histogram.
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How I Made That: Interactive Beeswarm Chart to Compare Distributions
The histogram is my favorite chart type, but it's unintuitive for many. So I've been using the less accurate but less abstract beeswarm.
Statistical diversity in US newsrooms
If a news organization wants to talk about the world in a fair…
Divorce and Occupation
Some jobs tend towards higher divorce rates. Some towards lower. Salary also probably plays a role.
Shifting Incomes for Young People
Compare incomes for young people from the Millennial generation and the baby boomer generation.