Video Tutorial: Visualize Region Data by Overlying Bubble Chart on Map

We are familiar with creating heat map (choropleth map) for visualizing data on the map template, though there are other methods to visualize data, for example creating a map with bubble chart. Here is an new video tutorial about importing data and creating dynamic bubble chart on the map.

From the video, you can see steps for

  • importing data file
  • editing data in editor
  • bubble chart settings(e.g. color, opacity, size)
  • create map legend

A dynamic sample map can be found by clicking the following image:

Video Tutorial: Create Interactive HTML5 Bubble Chart Map

Bubble chart is used for presenting data in a visually appealing way that you can easily compare the value of each data by looking at the size of the bubbles. Bubble chart combines with interactive map can visualize geographical data, and provide quick comparison of quantities and frequencies between regions or states.

For understanding more how the bubble chart can be used, you may take the following maps as reference:

Interactive US Map: 2013 Interactive Singles Map

Bubble Chart – Worldwide GDP Data (2012)

Here is a video tutorial about creating Bubble Chart in the HTML5 interactive map:

Multi-level World Map: World Unemployment Rate in 2012

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) report that was released this month, we have created a multi-level world map to display the unemployment situation across the world in 2012. Click on the continent, and then select the countries to see the details.

We simply took the unemployment data to create the maps, and you can get more details from the full report. The maps just give you a glimpse about the status of the labor market, which cannot reflect the full economic picture of the country as other elements are also needed for the consideration, e.g. GDP, consumer price index (CPI), political situation.

Overall, we can still discover the rapid economic growth in Asia, especially China and South Korea, where had lower unemployment rate with higher GDP.

Meanwhile, we should pay attention to Spain and Italy due to the hazardous unemployment rate.