Sunday , 20 April 2014

Average Age of First Sexual Intercourse by Country & 49 Other Informative Views of the World

If you’re a visual learner then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that.

The information below is compiled by Lorimer Wilson, editor of www.FinancialArticleSummariesToday.com and www.munKNEE.com and comes from 3 sites hyperlinked at the end. If you don’t find what you are looking for in the 50 maps below pay them a visit. There are over 1000 such maps of various kinds on various subjects. I think those below are the best of the lot. Enjoy!

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1. Paid Maternal Leave By Country*

paid-maternal-leave-by-country

Map by The New York Times

2. Countries That Do Not Use the Metric System*

map-of-countires-that-use-metric-system-vs-imperial

Map via Wikimedia Commons

3. Extent of Incidence of Bribery by Country*

bribery-nigeria-is-the-worst

Map by James Mintz Group

4. Average Age of First Sexual Intercourse by Country*

Average_Age_at_first_sex_by_Country-(1)

Map by ChartsBin.com

5. Worldwide Coffee Consumption per Capita*

Coffee_Consumption-(3)

Map by ChartsBin.com
6. World Map of Earthquakes Since 1898*

earthquakes-by-magnitude-since-1898

Map by John M Nelson

7. Map of Alcoholic Drink Popularity by Country*

drink-popularity-by-country

Map by World Health Organization

8.  Map of Alcohol Consumption by Country*

map-of-alocohol-consumption-around-the-world

Map by World Health Organization

9. The World’s Top 10 Busiest Air Routes in 2012*

top-10-busiest-air-travel-routes-of-2012

Map by Vizual Statistix

10. Worldwide Driving Orientation (Left Side vs. Right) by Country*

Worldwide_Driving_Orientation_by_Country-(1)

Map by ChartsBin.com

11. McDonald’s Locations Around the World*

map-of-countries-with-mcdonalds

Map by Business Management EU
12. Income Inequality by Country** 
Income inequality (Gini coefficient): South Africa is the worst
13. Defense Spending As a % of GDP by Country**
Defense spending as percent of GDP: the US actually trails Saudi Arabia.

14. Volume of Trade With China by Country**

Countries with highest volume of trade with China: whole continents are imperiled by by a Chinese slowdown.

Maplecroft

 15. The Happiness Index by Country**

Happiness: The US is looking good.

Wikimedia

 16. 12/24 Hour Time Format by Country***

5nTbinL

17. Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention***

Chemival Weapons

18. Tipping Customs by Country***

tipping customs

19. GDP (PPP) per Capita  by Country***

GDP per capita

20. Projected GDP Growth in 2013 by Country***

world-gdp-2013

21. Majority Religions by Country***

religions of world

22. Countries protected Under the NATO &  CSTO Umbrellas***

NATO

23. % of a Country’s Population Living on Less Than $2/day***

world poverty

24. Extent of Internet Usage by Country***

internet users

25. Lesbian & Gay Rights by Country***

ILGA_map_2013_A4

26. Daylight Saving Time Usage by Country***

daylight saving time

27. Extent of Fossil Fuel Subsidies by Country***

fossil fuel subsidies

28. World Migration Trends by Country***

world migration

28. Extent of Murders per Year by Country***

homicide

29. Mortality Rates for Children Under 5 by Country***

mortality rates30. Usage of Tweets by Country***

tweets by country

31. Life Expectancy by Country***

life expectancy

32. Internet Censorship by Country***

internet censorship

33. Climate Change Vulnerability Risk by Country/Specific Cities***

climate change risk

34. % of Arable Land by Country***

Arable_land_percent_world

35. Worldwide GDP Density per Square Kilometre***

GDP density36. Pornography Laws by Country***

Pornography_laws_svg

Pornography legal; Pornography legal under some restrictions; Pornography illegal; Data unavailable.

37. Extent of Racial Intolerance by Country***

racial-tolerance

38. Ethnic Diversity by Country***

diversity map

39. Median Age by Country***

Median_age

40. Monarchies by Country

World_Monarchies_svg41. Cigarette Consumption per Person by Country***

smoking-map-2

42. Election Procedures by Country***

world elections

43. Countries that Give Automatic Citizenship to Those Born There***

birthright

 44. Countries With Universal Health Care***

Universal_health_care_svg

45. Life Expectancy by Country***

2012-life-expectancy

46. World Distribution of Language Families***

language

47. Freedom of the Press by Country***

freedom of the press

48. Map of the World With Flag of Each Country***

maps of countries

49. Extent to Which Countries of World Are Affected by Recession***

countries affected by recession

50. Quality of Democracy by Country***

democracy ranking

 

I could go on but I think the 50 above are some of the best I reviewed out of over 1,000 (yes, over 1,000!) from the sites identified below. If you haven’t found what your looking for pay them a visit. I’m sure what you are looking for will  be there. Enjoy!

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One comment

  1. Overall, it looks like Sweden wins.