A small visualization hack for the Eurostat Hackday on december 16 2010 by Peter Krantz. Who are we?

  • We are murderers
  • We are suicidal
  • We are alcoholics
  • We do not share wealth

Compared to average (worse to better)

Eurostat: Inequality of income distribution S80/S20 income quintile share ratio 2008

Calculated as the ratio of total income received by the 20 % of the population with the highest income (the top quintile) to that received by the 20 % of the population with the lowest income (the bottom quintile).

Eurostat: Death due to homicide, assault 2008

Standardised death rate by 100 000 inhabitants compared to EU average (0.8).

Death due to suicide 2008

Standardised death rate by 100 000 inhabitants compared to EU average (color)

Death due to alcoholic abuse per 100 000 inhabitants 2008

Standardised death rate by 100 000 inhabitants. Compared to EU average (color).