Week Date Data Source Article/Visualisation
1 Jan 1 data.world U.S. Per Capita Consumption of Poultry and Livestock
Data Source: National Chicken Council
2 Jan 8 data.world Across the globe, personality is rated as more important than looks
NOTE: Tag @mattsmithetc and @YouGov in visualisations created. Matthew provided the data.
Data Source: YouGov
3 Jan 15 data.world U.S. Household Income Distribution by State
Data Source: US Census Bureau
4 Jan 22 data.world Movement of Turkey Vultures in North and South America
Data Source: Movebank.org
5 Jan 29 data.world What the Most Profitable Companies Make per Second
6 Feb 5 data.world Black History Month: Baseball Demographics (1947-2016)
Data Source: SABR.org
7 Feb 12 data.world The Winter Olympics (by Rody Zakovich)
Data Source: Sports-Reference.com
8 Feb 19 data.world Where Does Your Medicine Come From?
Data Source: TradeMap
9 Feb 26 data.world World Economic Freedom
Data Source: Fraser Institute
10 Mar 5 data.world International Women’s Day
Data Source: Equal Measures 2030
Note: A data dictionary as well as additional files (color and font guidelines, these are optional but if you want to use them, go ahead) are available on data.world
11 Mar 12 data.world St. Patrick’s Day Special: Growth in Irish Whiskey Sales
Data Source: Board Bia via The IWSRNote: Please tag @BordBia, @TheIWSR, @InfoLabIE, @GlendaloughDist and include #DataVizKey in your tweetOur three favorites will each receive one bottle of double barrel whiskey courtesy of Glendalough Distillery
12 Mar 19 data.world UK Pet Population in 2017 (p. 14)
Data Source: Pet Food Manufacturer’s Association
Check out their Annual Report (at least for the cute pictures…)
13 Mar 26 data.world What is the UK’s Favorite Chocolate Bar?
Data Source: CDA
14 Apr 2 data.world World Wine Production (p. 6)
Data Source: International Organisation of Vine and Wine
15 Apr 9 data.world Arctic Sea Ice Extent
Data Source: National Snow & Ice Data Center
16 Apr 16



Zambia Southern Province Confirmed Malaria Cases
Data Source: Simulated data from http://visualizenomalaria.org
Contact jdrummey@path.org for data question
17 Apr 23 data.world Earth Day: Ecological Footprint per Capita
Data Source: Global Footprint Network
18 Apr 30 data.world Bee Colony Loss in the United States
Collaboration with Viz For Social Good
Data Source: BeeInformed (check out their blog for additional information)
Additional Data: Honey Bee Colonies
19 May 7 data.world Toughest Sport by Skill
Data Source: ESPN
20 May 14 data.world Which European commuters spend the most time in traffic jams?
Data Source: Euronews
21 May 21 data.world Premier League 2017-18 Review: Our predictions versus cold, hard reality
Data Source: The Guardian
22 May 28 data.world The World’s Most Expensive Prime Property
Data Source: WeForum
23 June 4 data.world U.K. Gender Pay Gap
Data Source: GOV.UK
24 June 11 data.world Tourism Density Index (page 16, 17)
Data Source: Intrepid Travel
25 June 18 data.world U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report
Data Source: CDC



Week Date Data Source Article/Visualisation
1 Jan 2 XLS TDE Australia’s 50 highest paying jobs are paying men significantly more
Data source: Australian Government
 2  Jan 9  XLS TDE Have Apple Lost Their Edge With iPhone?
Data source: Statista
3 Jan 16 CSV TDE The 294 Accounts Donald Trump Retweeted During The Election
Data source: Trump Twitter Archive
Note: Please tag @realtrumptweet in your Tweets
4 Jan 23 XLS TDE International and Domestic Tourism Spend in New Zealand
Data source: NZ Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (Domestic / International)
Note: Data definitions included for RTI data in .tdsx and .xls files – please read 🙂
Optional: Geospatial data (.tde) available at TLA level if you want to have some fun with maps.
5 Jan 30 XLS TDE Employment Growth in G-7 Countries
6 Feb 6 TDS TDE TWBX Inside Chicago’s Taxi Data: Busiest and Slowest Days, Average Tips And More
Note: Tableau extract is limited to Near North Side for 2015-2016, while the TDS is a live Exasol connection to all 105 million records. The TWBX is for those using the Tableau Public app to create their dataviz.
For the live connection you will need a login which you can create via this registration.
Data source: City of Chicago
7 Feb 13 XLS TDE How Much Do Americans Spend on Valentine’s Day?
Data source: National Retail Foundation
8 Feb 20 XLS TDE The EU potato sector
Note: The ‘country’ dimension contains two total EU members, please take this into account for your analysis.
Data source: Selling Price of Potatoes; Potato harvest statistics
9 Feb 27 XLS TDE How does Andy use his American Express?
10 Mar 6 XLS TDE Top 500 YouTube Games Channels (as of 3rd March 2017)
Note: Find more information about these statistics on the Social Blade FAQ page
Data source: SocialBlade
11 Mar 13 XLS TDE The Likelihood of Orgasm
12 Mar 20 CSV TDE March Madness
Data source: data.world
13 Mar 27 XLS TDE The Secret of Success
14 Apr 3 XLS TDE Millions of UK workers at risk of being replaced by robots
Data source: PWC report
Note: ONS workforce jobs survey for employment shares (2016); PwC estimates for last column using PIAAC data from OECD. High risk of automation is defined as 70% or over based on technical feasibility considerations only.
15 Apr 10 XLS TDE Do oil prices have a direct correlation to the price of gold?
Data source: Quandl – Gold Prices, Crude Oil Prices, Consumer Price Index
Note: For prices with daily data, the price on the last day of each month was taken to represent the price for the month.
16 Apr 17 TDS CSV TWBX Medicine statistics: GP prescribing by constituency, 2015
Data source: UK Prescriptions Data (on EXASOL)
Note: Glossary of terms, FAQs by hscic
Additional Information on accessing the dataIf you are using the Tableau Public app, download the TWBX file
17 Apr 24 XLS TDE Data skills are in huge demand
Data source: LinkedIn’s annual Top Skills Reports 2014, 2015, and 2016
18 May 1 XLS TDE Sydney Ferry Patronage
Data Source: Transport for New South Wales Open DataNote: To give you some idea of what it’s like to catch a ferry in Sydney, I have added a collection of photos and a couple of videos for you to check out. (Photos and Videos of Sydney and Sydney ferries on Google Images).
If you’re feeling particularly creative, you are welcome to use these in your viz. Make sure you credit the source (me). Alternatively, you should only use images you have permission to use, such as those listed as free to use or share on Google images under usage rights.
19 May 8 CSV TDE TWBX Which cars do the Dutch purchase?
Data source: RDW
20 May 15



Trends of Youth Employment in Latin America
Collaboration with #VizForSocialGood and Inter-American Development BankNote: Data shows latest available figures for each country, ranging from 2013 – 2015.
Data Source: IDB SIMS (Labor Markets and Social Security Information System)
21 May 22 XLS TDE TWBX Are Britons falling out of love with booze?
Data source: ONS (Table 1 & Table 3)
22 May 29 XLS TDE TWBX Internet users per 100 people
Data Source: Knoema World Data Atlas
Note: While there is no article with context, the viz is actually interactive, so make sure you explore it to form a view on whether it effectively represents the data
23 Jun 5 XLS TDE TWBX TCOT London: America’s National Parks Have Never Been More Popular
Data source: National Park Service
24 Jun 12 XLS TDE TWBX Turner vs Not Turner – Artwork from The Tate Collection
Data source: Tate Collection on GitHub
25 Jun 19 CSV TDS TWBX Internet of Things: Ozone Daily Air Quality Index
Data source: EPA
1. Run the Multi-Year Tile Plot to generate the visualisation
2. Tableau extract is aggregate to the day level, while the TDS is a live Exasol connection to all 202 million records. For the live connection you will need a login if you don’t already have one, which you can create via this registration.
26 Jun 26 XLS TDE TWBX German Car Production and Exports
Data Source: VDA
27 Jul 3 XLS(DE) XLS(EN) TDE(DE) TDE(EN) TWBX(DE) TWBX(EN) Tourism in Berlin and Brandenburg
Source: Statistik Berlin & Brandenburg
28 Jul 10 XLS TDE TWBX The Tour de France 2017
Source: Knoema, Wikipedia
29 Jul 17 XLS TDE TWBX How Trump And Obama’s Staff Salaries Spread Across The Board
Data Source: NPR
30 Jul 24 XLS TWBX How thirsty is our food?
Data Source: Unesco Institute for Water Education – The green, blue and grey water footprint of farm animals and animal products (table 6)
Additional information: Water footprint explained
31 Jul 31 XLS TDE TWBX The Southeast Asian Games
Data courtesy: Sport Singapore
32 Aug 7 XLS TDE TWBX Why India needs to count its broken toilets
Data: Annual Status of Education Report
33 Aug 14 CSV TDE TWBX The Timing of Baby Making
Data Source: CDC
34 Aug 21 XLS TDE TWBX Solar Eclipses 2001 – 2020 AD
Data source: NASA
35 Aug 28 XLS TDE TWBX Player Arrests in the National Football League Since 2000
Note: Data as of 27-Aug-2017

The UN SDG Action Campaign My World Survey results

Data Source: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign

Make sure to tag @SDGaction in your tweets

For additional information, please
read the blog on our collaboration with the UN and #VizForSocialGood
check out our webinar where Eva talked to Gayan (UN) and Chloe (Viz For Social Good), including some exciting announcements
refer to the SDG Action campaign website including this great video

37 Sep 11 XLS TDE TWBX Dublin TUG: Stolen Bikes UK
38 Sep 18 Andy: XLS TDE
A Day at the Races
Data source: Andy’s Runkeeper , Eva’s strava
39 Sep 25 XLS TDE TWBX Restricted Dietary Requirements Around the Globe
NOTE: Viz to makeover is on page 8
40 Oct 2 XLS TDE TWBX The UK economy since the Brexit vote
Data Source: OECD
41 Oct 9 XLS TDE TWBX TC17: Adult Obesity in the United States
Data Source: CDC
42 Oct 16 XLS TDE TWBX Formula E Race Results
Data Source: FIA FormulaNote: XLS file contains second tab with data definitions. In the TDE and TWBX these are included as comments, so hover over the field names to see descriptions.
43 Oct 23 XLS TDE How Frequent Is My Myers-Briggs Type?
Data courtesy Alexander Mou
44 Oct 30 XLS TDE TWBX Mapped: The countries that have the most bank holidays
Data source: Time and Date (Holiday Calendar)
Note: Please check the ‘Holiday Type’ field to specify national, local or religious holidays etc
45 Nov 6 XLS TDE TWBX Life Expectancy at Birth by Country (1960-2015)
Data Source: World BankAlso join us at the San Diego and Finland TUGs. Details on the events page.
46 Nov 13 XLS TDE TWBX The World’s Top Cities For Sustainable Transport
Data Source: Arcadis (check this link for the full report)
47 Nov 20 XLS TDE TWBX Snapchat is Tops with American Teens
48 Nov 27 XLS TDE TWBX The World as 100 people
Data Source: If the World were 100 people (please note this data is more recent than the one used in the viz, so there will be slight differences)
49 Dec 4 XLS The Cost of a Curry at Wetherspoon
50 Dec 11 XLS TDE TWBX Barrier Free Buildings in Singapore (enable flash to view interactive version)
Data Source: Buildings and Construction Authority of Singapore
51 Dec 18 CSV TDE TDS Temperature Anomalies (1900-2016)
Data Source: Ken Black via NOAA

  1. Tableau extract is aggregated to the monthly level for each station
  2. The TDS is a live Exasol connection to all 176 million records.
  3. For the live connection you will need a login which you can create via this registration.
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  5. If you want to publish your viz to Tableau Public, you need to create an extract. Follow the instructions in this video to do so.
52 Dec 25 XLS TDE Christmas trees sold in the US from 2004 – 2016
Data Source: Statista



Week Date Data Source Article/Visualisation
1 Jan 4 XLS Bryce Harper Should Have Made $73 Million More
2 Jan 11 CSV The NBA’s Greatest Shooter Hates Mid-Range Jump Shots
3 Jan 18 XLS Are Consumers Bored With Technology?
4 Jan 25 XLS Americans Have Too Little Savings
5 Feb 1 XLS Travel Agents Are a Relic of the Past and Hotels Could Be Next
6 Feb 8 XLS Mapping Police Violence
7 Feb 15 XLS Adults vs Teens: Video Game Edition
8 Feb 22 XLS America’s Biggest Bandwidth Hogs
9 Feb 29 XLS Mind the Gap – Football Wages in England
10 Mar 7 XLS How Safe Are You at Your Local Fairground?
11 Mar 14 XLS Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index
12 Mar 21 XLS Women’s Rights – Country by Country
13 Mar 28 XLS Sugar tax: How bold is it?
14 Apr 4 XLS Urban Diversity in America
15 Apr 11 XLS From Millions to Billions
16 Apr 18 XLS Women in State Legislatures
17 Apr 25 XLS Victims of the 21st-century Slave Trade
18 May 2 XLS Average Tuition in the United States
19 May 9 XLS American Women Work Way More Than Their European Counterparts
20 May 16 TXT Global Warming is Spiraling Out of Control | Note: Time series are presented as temperature anomalies (deg C) relative to 1961-1990 (Source)
21 May 23 XLS The Militarization of the Middle East | Note: Data from Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Source)
22 May 30 XLS The History of Famous People
23 Jun 6 XLS Facebook’s Carbon Footprint
24 Jun 13 XLS Women in the Workplace – Corporate Talent Pipeline
25 Jun 20 XLS Theft in Japan
26 Jun 27 XLS Makeover Monday Dashboard Design Contest
27 Jul 4 XLS The Best and Worst States To Raise Children In
28 Jul 11 XLS What Lawmakers Spoke About After the Orlando Mass Shooting
29 Jul 18 XLS The Next To Die | Note: Data from Death Penalty Information Center (Source)
30 Jul 25 XLS Bermuda Census | Note: Data from Bermuda Digest of Statistics
31 Aug 1 XLS The Many Ways The Media Gets Around Saying Groin
32 Aug 8 XLS All-Time Summer Olympic Medal Standings
33 Aug 15 XLS Make-up of UK Beauty
34 Aug 22 XLS Malaria Deaths Around the World
35 Aug 29 XLS U.S. Corporate Tax Havens | Note: Data from Citizens for Tax Justice
36 Sep 5 XLS An Actor’s Life: Alan Rickman | Note: Data from Box Office Mojo
37 Sep 12 XLS Top 20 Container Shipping Companies | Note: Data from Alphaliner (as of 05 Sept 2016)
38 Sep 19 XLS World’s Biggest Data Breaches
39 Sep 26 XLS Global Peach Index
40 Oct 3 XLS Global Peace Index
41 Oct 10 XLS Satisfaction with Transport in EU Cities
42 Oct 17 XLS VOTAMATIC: Forecasting the 2016 Election
Note: Please credit @DrewLinzer and Daily Kos Elections with a link back to elections.dailykos.com.
43 Oct 24 XLS The Size of the U.S. Debt
44 Oct 31 XLS Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
45 Nov 7 XLS TC16: Austin Restaurant Inspection Scores
46 Nov 14 XLS Top 100 Songs Lyrics
47 Nov 21 CSV Wildlife Strikes
Note: Participate in the advanced logging experiment
48 Nov 28 XLS Inequality in the United States
Data source: Gabriel Zucman
49 Dec 5 XLS The Global Flow of People
50 Dec 12 XLS Which States have the worst drivers?
Data source: Car Insurance Comparison
51 Dec 19 XLS DC Metro Scorecard
52 Dec 26 XLS Christmas dinner costs rising again
Data source: BBC Github