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According to the United Nations, the elderly population of the world is growing at its fastest rate ever. By 2050, there will be more than 2 billion people aged 60 or over. The age of a country's population can reveal insights about that country's history, and can provide a glimpse towards the economic and healthcare trends that will challenge their societies in the future.
Based on the annual UNHCR Refugee Report , the slick Flight & Expulsion [niceone.org] visualization shows different perspectives on the extensive dataset. Approximately 21 million people worldwide can be labeled as refugees: people who are forced to leave their countries due to war, political, racial or religious persecution, as internally displaced persons, or as repatriates on their way back home. Each visualization view highlights the relationships between the countries that people flee from and migrate to.
© B. Bannon UNHCR contributes to coordination and informed decision-making in refugee operations by providing accurate, relevant and timely data and statistics. This key resource is used by all partners to respond to the needs of refugee populations. This section provides data, reports, maps and other information essential for field operations. It also carries statistical reports on the people of concern to UNHCR: refugees, asylum-seekers, returned refugees, the internally displaced and stateless people.
Once you overcome the fear of allowing the visualization to take over your full screen, the Discover Digital Life [discoverdigitallife.com] you can conclude that their interface is actually quite neat. Based on a huge dataset gathered from interviews with almost 50,000 consumers across 46 countries, Digital Life claims to be the largest, most comprehensive study of the Global Digital Consumer, ever. The interactive data dashboard allows users to compare pairs of countries with each other, over data attributes such as Internet penetration, digital lifestyles and daily activities, their perceived importance and their distribution between desktop and mobile.