Area Chart

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.

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Growth of Subreddits

As of September 2018, there were 892 million comments for the year so far, spread out over 355,939 subreddits. Here's how it got to this point, and "what the internet has been talking about" during the past 12 years.

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…

Most Female and Male Occupations Since 1950

The shifting majorities of the sexes in the workplace.

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…

The Changing American Diet

See what we ate on an average day, for the past several decades.

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?