SESSION 3

Infographics

and Data Visualization

for beginners

Wednesday 24th November, 2021

 Laura Navarro & Storydata

  • Types of graphs
  • Choosing the right one
  • Recommended literature:
    An Economist’s Guide to Visualizing Data -Jonathan A. Schwabish .
     
  • Presentation of Flourish
  • Kinds of graphs and stories
  • Creation of a graph

Infographics and Data Visualization

Structure

Theory

Practice

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1.20h

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Basic Data Visualizations

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How do formats and styles affect your data?

One Dataset, Visualized 25 Ways

Nathan Yau

One dataset, 25 graphs

This compares trends over time and for each country

One dataset, 25 graphs

This shows countries separetly so that lines don't overlap

One dataset, 25 graphs

This focus on the difference between two sexes, with comparison across countries

One dataset, 25 graphs

This shows the distribution and also the evolution

One dataset, 25 graphs

This also shows the distribution and the evolution, but it focus on each year

One dataset, 25 graphs

This shows the distribution spread

Infographics and Data Visualization

Getting to the point

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What do you do when you have a lot of data? How should you visualize it? Here’s what you can do:

 

  • Ask the data questions.
  • Start with the visualization basics.
  • Focus.
     

https://ft-interactive.github.io/visual-vocabulary/

Deviation

BAR DIVERGING

BAR DIVERGING-STACKED

SPINE-CHART

BALANCE FILLED LINE

Emphasise variation (+/-)

LINE

COLUMN TIME-LINE

COLUMN-LINE-CHART

SLOPE

AREA

CIRCLE TIME-LINE

Change over time

Changing trends

SCATTERPLOT

COLUMN-TIME-LINE

BUBBLE

XY HEATMAP

SPURIOUS CORRELATIONS

Correlation

show relationship between variables

ORDERED COLUMN

ORDERED BAR

SLOPE

LOLLIPOP

BUMP

Rankings

importance of the position

HISTOGRAM

BOXPLOT

DOT PLOT

PYRAMIDS

Distribution

how often 

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Distribution

COLUMN STACKED

PIE CHART

DOUGHNUT

TREEMAP

GRIDPLOT

Part-to-a-whole

show part of a variable to its total

CHOROPLETH

POINTS/DOTS

FLOW

CONTOUR

EQUALISED CARTOGRAM

CARTOGRAM

Spatial

geographical patterns

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Flow

SANKEY

CHORD

NETWORK

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Enable accurate estimates

May enable general estimates

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Your turn

Data

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navarrosolerlaura@gmail.com

Thank you!

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Line vs. Column

 

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