Data Visualization An interactive map of every resident of England and Wales.

Published on August 2nd, 2013 | by Travis Korte


Every Person in England and Wales

The Guardian created a zoomable map with dots for each of the 56,075,912 residents of England and Wales, based on 2011 census data. The map is not presented with a high enough resolution to pick out individuals in large cities, but it still paints an impressive picture of population density in the region.

Take a look.

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Travis Korte is a research analyst at the Center for Data Innovation specializing in data science applications and open data. He has a background in journalism, computer science and statistics. Prior to joining the Center for Data Innovation, he launched the Science vertical of The Huffington Post and served as its Associate Editor, covering a wide range of science and technology topics. He has worked on data science projects with HuffPost and other organizations. Before this, he graduated with highest honors from the University of California, Berkeley, having studied critical theory and completed coursework in computer science and economics. His research interests are in computational social science and using data to engage with complex social systems. You can follow him on Twitter @traviskorte.

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