Visualising wealth inequality using Lorenz curves

In this article I will do some analysis and visualisation of data on wealth inequality.  The data is, slightly randomly, a combination of historical data from three towns in Suffolk from 1522, and the most recent data about Great Britain.  I’ll go through the data a little, the analysis, the visualisations, and why I think … Continue reading Visualising wealth inequality using Lorenz curves

Sankey diagrams to explain Coronavirus and Covid19

There’s a kind of diagram, called a Sankey diagram, that can be used to show relationships between things.  I will briefly introduce it, and then use one to illustrate Coronavirus and Covid19 in the UK.  It will simplify things, but I hope will still help you get a better understanding of how the various numbers … Continue reading Sankey diagrams to explain Coronavirus and Covid19