12 Data visualisations that illustrate poverty’s biggest challenges

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Here’s a collection of some of the best data visualisations on global literacy, mortality, birth rates and more that will help put some of the biggest issues surrounding poverty today into perspective. The good news: Extreme poverty is declining, and life expectancy and incomes on the whole are on the up and up. The bad news: We still have a lot of work to do!

11. Mapping the Internet Against Population

This map is especially cool because not only does it show Internet access by the location of IP addresses, but it geo-locates internet access against population size. This shows how huge population centers such as India may be lacking proper internet access (in blue), while other places like Australia and the central United States may have total access to the internet even with small populations (red).

This and the other 11 visualisations can be found at the ONE.org website