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A Few Interesting Maps

Thanks to Rebel Resource I stumbled upon the Worldmapper. Worldmapper resizes world maps based on criteria such as population, land area, or injury deaths. I found three maps that highlight toy imports, immigration, and military spending. Clicking on the image will open up a pdf data sheet with interesting background information.

Toy Imports : The opposite side of the coin – toy exports – balloon South East Asia, particularly China. Interestingly, the negative press on Chinese toys is even hitting Chinese consumers. My step father recently watched a report about the rise in the purchase of foreign goods by Chinese consumers.

Immigration: United States receives 37% of the world’s immigration. Again the other side of the coin, emigration, shows Mexico ballooned to such an extent that the United States and Canada are not visible.

2002 Military Spending


One response to “A Few Interesting Maps

  1. Carlos ⋅

    Updated my own cartogram maps link with the worldmapper site. thanks to you!

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