People worry about data overload. Fooey. Charts and musings by Nathan Yau.
Oftentimes what we're doing isn't so important as who we're spending our time with.
In high school, we spend most of our days with friends and immediate family. But then we get jobs, start a family, retire, and there's a shift in who we spend our days with.
Here's the breakdown by age for American adults in 2021, based on data from the Pew Research Center.
See how your country compares.
Higher income usually means more childcare, and lower income usually means less.
I looked at the percentages of people with a given number of kids in the family and the order they were born.
In the 1970s, the most common household type in the U.S. was a married couple with kids. Things are different now.
Baby names gain sudden popularity for various reasons. See how it's changed over the years.
It's a wide range, based on data from the National Center for Health Statistics.
Median income only tells you where the middle is. The distributions of income are a lot more interesting.
More money on average means bigger houses, more expensive cars, and fancier restaurants. But what if you look at relative spending instead of total dollars?
We all have our routines, but from person-to-person, the daily schedule changes a lot depending on your responsibilities.
This chart shows the shifts since 1960.
Here's how the distribution of genres has changed since 1945 up to present.
Most television shows don't get past the first season, but there are some that manage to stick around. These are the 175 longest running shows on IMDb that have ratings.