A heat map from UNESCO about the gender gap in science around the globe shows relative equality in parts of South America and Central Asia, and relatively higher inequality in countries like India, France, Germany, and Japan, which is quite surprising that women make up less than a third of researchers in some of these world’s science leading countries.
Meanwhile, the map only presents portion of the situation as it does not reflect the women status in science field in countries like United States, Australia, China.
In conclusion, the map does reflect that the world is not all the same.
A world map about the internet freedom in 2013, which based on the report from Freedom House, has been created and published online.
Form the map, we can see that Middle East remain significantly not free, with Iran and Syria leading that list, while the United States, Australia, several European countries are marked as free. See if you are agree with the data and share your idea to us.
Youth unemployment rate is an important issue in Europe, especially after a post Benja Serra Bosch, a highly educated 25-year-old Spanish man, wrote on Facebook about cleaning toilets in London. Here we found a heat map about the youth unemployment rate in Europe:
Deaths caused by road accidents has already reached 1.24 million per year across the globe, and it will triple to 3.6 million per year by 2030, and road accidents will become the fifth leading cause of death in the developing countries, according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) most recent Global Burden of Disease study. Here is an interactive world map that annotating roads kill percentage in each country, and detailed statistic chart can be seen when mouseover the regions, and full story can be seen when mouse click the markers.
Here are some highlights from the report and the map:
New York City, U.S., has made great strides in reducing traffic fatalities with its streets among the safest in the road.
Sweden is the industrialized country with the lowest roads kill.
Dramatically increased numbers of new drivers and vehicles on the road is the main course for the high road fatalities rate in Russia.
In Egypt, people died in road traffic crashes every year exceed the toll of those who died in the revolution.
In Liberia, 66% road fatalities were among pedestrians, which was the worst record among African countries.
The Dominican Republic is the most dangerous place to drive in the Americas, with nearly 42 fatalities per 100,000 in population.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has the worst driving record in the Middle East, with 34 deaths per 100,000 in population.
In the past, people in Nigeria can buy a driving license even you have not taken driving lessons and passed a test, so it is not surprising with the high roads kill percentage.
Philippines has just passed a new drunk driving law earlier in 2013, but fails to establish a legal blood alcohol content level for intoxication, and let’s see if roads kill can be reduced.
By the way, we find this world map very informative, which is not complicated to create. First, you can easily find a world map template with all regions on the website, and then add mouseover information box, which text content, table and images, and external links can be inserted, to related regions. Finally, you can create heat map with map legend to indicate the road kills percentage in various countries.
Here is a video tutorial about creating heat map, and you can also create an informative world map that similar to the above one in few steps:
Here is a gift image for showing the growing population in Angela Merkel (Germany) since 2005.
This image was created by Die Welt , who has compiled constituency maps show second vote results from 2005, 2009, and 2013 respectively, and then the maps are converted into the gift image for illustrating the changes.
We have introduced a London tube map with attractions before that we can find that tube / transit system maps can be used in various way with different designs. You may now utilizing your city’s transit system maps (e.g. metro maps, bus maps, train maps) to create your personalized maps for particular use.
As the issue of same-sex marriage becomes a hot topic recently in several countries, for example in the United States, a new Pew Research Center survey finds huge variance by counties question of whether homosexuality should be accepted or rejected by society. An interactive heat map has been created by iMapBuilder to showcase the result.
The survey that conducted in 39 countries reflects broad acceptance of homosexuality in North America, Europe, and much of Latin America. According to statistics, there are obvious increasing people in South Korea, the United States and Canada accept the homosexual with 10% growth since 2007. The survey also claims that religions and age generation are factors towards the acceptance.
Check the following heat map to see which regions have higher acceptance towards homosexual, and you can find more details by watching the embedded videos and news in the infobox.
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 SouthKorea, where had lower unemployment rate with higher GDP.
Meanwhile, we should pay attention to Spain and Italy due to the hazardous unemployment rate.