Stacked Area Chart
Place multiple categories on top of each other for a sense of distribution and overall change. Watch out for large counts eclipsing the small ones.
Tutorials and Guides
How to Make a Custom Stacked Area Chart in R
You could use a package, but then you couldn't customize every single element, and where's the fun in that?
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.
Billion dollar natural disasters
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NameGrapher to explore past baby name trends
NameGrapher is an interactive chart that lets you explore historical trends for baby…
Reducing the risk of nuclear war
For Our World in Data, Max Roser discusses the risk and possible destruction…
Television Genres Over Time
Here's how the distribution of genres has changed since 1945 up to present.
How Men and Women Spend Their Days
Using an oldie but goodie visualization format to look at time use between different groups.
Weather Strip, an app that shows the forecast as a time series
Weather Strip is a new weather app by visualization researcher Robin Stewart. It…
Evolution of coronavirus strains
Reuters looked at how seven main strains of the virus evolved around the…
Shifts in Job Distribution
In the 1950s, almost half of all employed people were either in farming or manufacturing. As you can imagine, work changed a bit over the years.
Cost of College
We know that more education usually equals more income, but as the cost of education continues to rise, the challenge to earn a college degree also increases.
Where athletes in professional sports come from
Sports are growing more international with respect to the athletes. Gregor Aisch, Kevin…
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…