World peace is an allusive ideal. We all want it, but we area almost totally sure we will never get it. Thanks to Knoema and the Institute for Economics and Peace, we can track how every country ranks on the peace index. The visualization below looks at “the level of safety and security in a society, the number of international and domestic conflicts, and the degree of militarization.”
While many of the OECD countries score highly on the index, The United States lags behind because of its increase in mass shootings, homicide rate, and terrorist attacks since 2016.
How many streams does a modern day musician have to get in order to break even? How about album sales? Well, the data designers at information is beautiful have the answer. And as you might expect, the answer is “it depends”. What platforms are you using? Are you signed? Read more “How Many Albums Does A Musician Have To Sell To Break Even?”
This is an update to the map, Killed By The Police In The United States. I think the two main issues with the last map was that it was difficult to interpret the data on a small screens, and that I didn’t include data on officers killed in the line of duty. If you would like further details, please read the details below the viz. Read more “All People Killed During Police Interaction Since 2015”
An interactive map of marriage rates around the world according to the UN. The map includes marriage, divorce and single rates by country. You can also take a deeper dive by looking at the age distribution by gender in each country and how they compare around the world. Read more “Marriage and Divorce Rates Around The World”