I was playing around at Many Eyes, and it was amazingly easy to map some data on the Big Mac. The data set was simply two columns: country name and the cost of the Big Mac in that country. I chose the mapping visualization option, and voila, data was mapped. Awesome.
Cost of Big Macs Worldwide
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Chart of Cousins
For every family get-together I go to, it seems there are more kids running around. I know that they are related to me somehow, but what do I call them? Maybe this chart will help next time.
Looking at educational attainment, income, work hours, and commute, this is who has the same work life as you do.
Saving for Retirement and Age
People tend to have more money saved up over time, but range and variation also grow, and often it’s not enough.