It has an accompanying chart, which fails our self-sufficiency test. That test involves erasing raw data from a chart, and figuring out how much information the graphical elements themselves convey.
Infovis about USA poverty designed for a small Flowing Data contest (winner). The visualization has many flaws but it was an experiment for the MA thesis I’m writing about Information visualization and data consistency.
Occupy George circulates dollar bills stamped with fact-based infographics about economic disparity
Mapping distribution of income by religious belief.
Facinating map of global income distribution by National Geographic.
Awesome infographics posted around the Boston area. Check it here
Wealth distribution (or maldistribution) is a popular topic these days. This map shows how different this country was in the post-Civil War era. Note the density of what would later become the “rust belt,” and the paleness of Florida and Texas.
Are the Richest Americans Also the Best Educated?