The space between the data and the baseline is filled with a color or a pattern, usually emphasizing counts or percentages for a single variable.
Tutorials and Guides
How to Visualize Proportions in R
There are many ways to show parts of a whole. Here are quick one-liners for the more common ones.
How to Make an Interactive Stacked Area Chart
Stacked area charts let you see categorical data over time. Interaction allows you to focus on specific categories without losing sight of the big picture.
Where athletes in professional sports come from
Sports are growing more international with respect to the athletes. Gregor Aisch, Kevin…
Carbon emissions goals vs. current paths
Brad Plumer and Nadja Popovich reporting for The New York Times: Under the…
Percentage of People Who Married, Given Your Age
Or, given your age, the percentage of fish left in the sea. Here's a chart.
Given your income, most beneficial tax breaks
With the release of the Republican proposed tax plan, Reuben Fischer-Baum and Kevin…
Thirty years of hurricanes
After their graphic for thirty years of floods, Axios follows up with thirty…
Finding the craft beer capital of America
You had me at craft beer. Russell Goldenberg for The Pudding looks for…
Shifting national budget
The Washington Post looks at the shifting national budget over the past 40…
Visa restrictions and possible impact on innovation
The Washington Post talked to three experts on the American workforce and innovation…
Streamgraph of Olympic medal wins
Gregor Aisch and Larry Buchanan for the New York Times visualized Olympic medal…
Who is Older and Younger than You
Here's a chart to show you how long you have until you start to feel your age.
Never Been Married
Some people never get married, and some wait longer than others. Let's look at these people.
Causes of Death
There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.
Who Earned a Higher Salary Than You
Work changed over the years. Salaries changed over the years. I was curious: If you compared your personal income from present day, how would it compare to the distribution of salaries in previous decades?