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Canada ranked 17th on a list of the best and worst places to be a woman in the world. In the report, researchers from Save the Children looked at the health, education and economic status of women in 165 countries to develop the ranking, with Norway claiming the top spot and Somalia the bottom. The National Post graphics department analyzes the data.
Online residential real estate site Trulia has been featuring a great set of visualizations lately, all beautifully exploiting their rich dataset of real estate sales and search query statistics. Each visualization focuses on a specific issue, such as when prospective house owners are hunting for houses, whether one should buy or rent a house, how long it takes before a house drops its listing price, and where and what sorts of crimes happen in US cities.
An infographic depicting the percentage share of formal firms that are owned by women in Africa. Data from the World Bank.
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