Small Multiples

Use smaller versions of the same chart type to compare across categories.

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Examples

Restaurant Reopenings, a Comparison to Last Year

Restaurants are reopening for dining across the United States. Some states are doing it faster than others.

Curves for the 1918 flu pandemic

For National Geographic, Nina Strochlic and Riley D. Champine look back at the…

Small multiples pizza baby

For each month in her child’s first year, Amanda Makulec took a picture…

Where the Australia fires are burning

The New York Times zoomed in on southeastern Australia where the fires have…

The Most Gender-Switched Names in US History

We use some names mostly for boys and some mostly for girls, but then there is a small percentage that, over time, switched from one gender to another. Which names made the biggest switch?

The Demographics of Others

I think we can all benefit from knowing a little more about others these days. This is a glimpse of how different groups live.

Charting all the major California wildfires since 2000

Based on data from CAL FIRE, Erin Ross, for Axios, plotted California wildfires…

Most Female and Male Occupations Since 1950

The shifting majorities of the sexes in the workplace.

Divorce and Occupation

Some jobs tend towards higher divorce rates. Some towards lower. Salary also probably plays a role.

Mapping the Spread of Obesity

A look at the rise for each state over three decades, for men and women.

Small multiples for NBA game differentials

Adam Pearce charted minute-by-minute point differentials for NBA games during the 2014-15 season.…

How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown

We know spending changes when you have more money. Here's by how much.