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Stats. numbers that prove a point. How Equal is the United States?. There are different ways to answer one problem Maps Charts Source: 1) U.S. Census Bureau Center for Economi11c Studies. www.ces.census.gov 2) www.npr.org.

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Stats

Stats

numbers that prove a point


How equal is the united states
How Equal is the United States?

  • There are different ways to answer one problem

  • Maps

  • Charts

    Source: 1) U.S. Census Bureau Center for Economi11c Studies. www.ces.census.gov

    2) www.npr.org



Different graph types
Different Graph Types www.ces.census.gov

Line graphs

Good to show change over time

e.g. Zimbabwe

Histograms

Scatter plots

Gapminder

Populations Pyramids

Percent of population who are males on one side, females on the other

Interesting in cases of war, famine, or other demographic phenomenon

Use to compare life expectancy


Source www undp org
Source: www.ces.census.govwww.undp.org


Where to find your stats
Where to find your stats: www.ces.census.gov

  • World Bank Development Indicators

    • 854 indicators for each country, only free if you go through CU library

  • United Nations Development Program

    • More statistical indicators, easy to compare with other countries

  • World Health Organization

    • health indicators with maps, data bases by major health categories

  • Inter-American Development Bank

    • Latin American and the Caribbean

  • City Population

    • Population statistics from around the world

  • Any others?


Other fun things
Other fun things www.ces.census.gov

  • BBC Country Profile

    • Use for: a great overview of country and links to the country’s media sources

  • National Geographic Music

    • listen to samples of music from any country in the WORLD!


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