Entries by Metrocosm

Election Results in the Third Dimension

County-level results from the 2016 U.S. presidential election Color = winner and margin of victory Height = total number of votes (all candidates) Full screen version / See how this map was made Election maps are telling you big lies about small things The typical red/blue election map is in some ways deceiving. The one […]

Visualizing the Flow of Asylum Seekers Into the Industrialized World

Based on data from the UN Refugee Agency, approximately 4.4 million asylum applications were submitted to 44 industrialized countries between 2013 and 2016. The map below shows the flow of these asylum seekers from their country of origin to the country in which they applied for asylum. Each point represents 500 asylum seekers. To navigate […]