Popular Countries to visit 2014

As it is that time of year again, where a lot of people go on their travels, I thought it would be interesting to see the most popular destinations to visit. Found this great map on movehub that shows the data for 165 countries.  What I am interested in is the Top 10.

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The most popular chat apps of 2015

Since the introduction of instant messaging services, and with most people owning a smartphone, SMS texting has become less popular. There are many different messenger apps to choose from, so I thought it would be great to see the figures and compare.

I have put the information in a chart so you can see the comparisons easily.

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Average Disposable Income per Country

I came across this great infographic from movehub outlining each country's average disposable income (after tax). Another great opportunity to make a chart. Its great to see this information in an infographic but if you want to see a quick comparison then a chart is great for this.

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Prison Population male vs female

The number of prisoners in a country does not tell the full story about crime, this can be down to a range of factors. The efficiency of criminal justice systems have a big part to play. I have just focused on the comparison between female and male population. Using a stacked bar chart is the best way to demonstrate this type of information as you can see below.

 

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Top 10 Most Valuable brands of 2015

How do the most valuable brands compare to each other. Using a bar chart I can show this information. I have chosen this particular chart as I have quite long data labels, so it is always  best to display the chart horizontal. There are four different types of industry in this list: technology, beverages, automotive and diversified. One thing that has become apparent is the technology industry ranking the highest, although this is not a surprise.

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