Unit Chart

A symbol is used for each unit to place emphasis on individuals or objects.

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Examples

Best Directors Who Were Not White Men

From 1928, the year of the first Academy Awards, to 2019, there have been 455 nominations for Best Director. Of those, 18 of them went to non-white men.

Scale of Australia bushfires shown with unit charts

Outside of Australia, it can be a challenge to get a grasp of…

Why People Move

Here are the estimates from the Current Population Survey for the most recent time segment between 2017 and 2018.

Ages in Congress, from the 1st to the 115th

As I watched Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai field questions from the House Judiciary…

One Drink Per Day, Your Chances of Developing an Alcohol-Related Condition

While a drink a day might increase your risk of experiencing an alcohol-related condition, the change is low in absolute numbers.

How Different Income Groups Spend Money

After living expenses, where does the money go, and how does it change when you have more cash available?

Mass exodus at human scale

Big numbers are too abstract in our minds to fully understand the scale…

Giving Up Time as a Parent

There is a fixed number of minutes during the day. Where do parents usually draw the time from?

How the Average Working Adult Spends Days

This is what you get when you add up all the days the average American adult spends sleeping, eating, commuting, and doing other activities.

How You Will Die

So far we've seen when you will die and how other people tend to die. Now let's put the two together to see how and when you will die, given your sex, race, and age.

Largest data breaches of all time

As I’m sure you know, Sony has been having all sorts of data…