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What Americans Actually Do All Day Long, In 2 Graphics

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What Americans Actually Do All Day Long, In 2 Graphics
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How The Poor, The Middle Class And The Rich Spend Their Money

How do Americans spend their money? And how do budgets change across the income spectrum?
The graph below answers these questions. It shows average household spending patterns for U.S. households in three income categories — one just below the poverty line, one at the middle of the income distribution and one at the top of the distribution.

How The Poor, The Middle Class And The Rich Spend Their Money

How do Americans spend their money? And how do budgets change across the income spectrum?

The graph below answers these questions. It shows average household spending patterns for U.S. households in three income categories — one just below the poverty line, one at the middle of the income distribution and one at the top of the distribution.

Posted 1 year ago
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npr:

(via What America Spends On Groceries : Planet Money)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Credit: Lam Thuy Vo / NPR

npr:

(via What America Spends On Groceries : Planet Money)

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50 Years of Government Spending, In 1 Graph

Of each dollar the federal government spends, how much goes to defense? How much goes to Social Security? How much goes to interest on the debt? And how has this sort of thing changed over time?

50 Years of Government Spending, In 1 Graph

Of each dollar the federal government spends, how much goes to defense? How much goes to Social Security? How much goes to interest on the debt? And how has this sort of thing changed over time?

Posted 2 years ago
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journo-geekery:

22 Million Americans Are Unemployed Or Can’t Find Full-Time Work : Planet Money : NPR
Nice chart.

journo-geekery:

22 Million Americans Are Unemployed Or Can’t Find Full-Time Work : Planet Money : NPR

Nice chart.

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onaissues:

Before you fetch that data, a few principles
Interested in creating data visualizations? Lam Thuy Vo, associate producer for National Public Radio’s Planet Money, has principles and ethics to guide you before you go after that data.
Photo is by Jer Thorp via Flickr.

onaissues:

Before you fetch that data, a few principles

Interested in creating data visualizations? Lam Thuy Vo, associate producer for National Public Radio’s Planet Money, has principles and ethics to guide you before you go after that data.

Photo is by Jer Thorp via Flickr.

Reblogged 2 years ago from onaissues
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