Oliver O’Brien & Pablo Mateos’ Census Profiler

In Visualization by Fredy D. Oré

While reading Daniel J Lewis’ blog on Geography and Info Visualisation (which is superb by the way), I came across this excellent census data and map visualisation by Oliver O’Brien and Pablo Mateos – Census Profiler.

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I’ve been playing around for the past few months with some of the recently opened government open data sources including data.gov, data.australia.gov.audata.gov.uk and Protovis which I’ll share shortly.

A list of the official government data sites around the world can be found on the Guardian’s Data Store site including the The Guardian’s Data Store Global Development