Slope Chart in R

    The slope chart above shows the rising cost of Christmas Dinner in U.K. The plot is generated in R using the plotrix library. Once the basic plot was generated a few minor adjustments were made using the inkscape. Due to some technical issues i was unable to load the code and Rmarkdown files... Continue Reading →

pyramid plot

In the current post i will describe one of the easier ways to generate a pyramid plot. The first time i came across a pyramid plot was on New York Times website. The NY times visualization used data from the American Cancer society to show new cases of cancer in 2007. The visualization can be viewed here. I have also seen census bureau use pyramid plots to display distribution of population by age. Flowing data website used an animated pyramid plot to show prevalence of obesity in USA here

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