Data Sets

All the data sets for this year 2018. Join us every week for new exciting data challenges.

2018

Data Sets

All the data sets for this year 2018. Join us every week for new exciting data challenges.

Week Date Data Source Article/Visualisation
1 Jan 1 data.world U.S. Per Capita Consumption of Poultry and Livestock
Data Source: National Chicken Council
2 Jan 8 data.world Across the globe, personality is rated as more important than looks
NOTE: Tag @mattsmithetc and @YouGov in visualisations created. Matthew provided the data.
Data Source: YouGov
3 Jan 15 data.world U.S. Household Income Distribution by State
Data Source: US Census Bureau
4 Jan 22 data.world Movement of Turkey Vultures in North and South America
Data Source: Movebank.org
5 Jan 29 data.world What the Most Profitable Companies Make per Second
6 Feb 5 data.world Black History Month: Baseball Demographics (1947-2016)
Data Source: SABR.org
7 Feb 12 data.world The Winter Olympics (by Rody Zakovich)
Data Source: Sports-Reference.com
8 Feb 19 data.world Where Does Your Medicine Come From?
Data Source: TradeMap
9 Feb 26 data.world World Economic Freedom
Data Source: Fraser Institute
10 Mar 5 data.world International Women’s Day
Data Source: Equal Measures 2030
Note: A data dictionary as well as additional files (color and font guidelines, these are optional but if you want to use them, go ahead) are available on data.world
11 Mar 12 data.world St. Patrick’s Day Special: Growth in Irish Whiskey Sales
Data Source: Board Bia via The IWSRNote: Please tag @BordBia, @TheIWSR, @InfoLabIE, @GlendaloughDist and include #DataVizKey in your tweetOur three favorites will each receive one bottle of double barrel whiskey courtesy of Glendalough Distillery
12 Mar 19 data.world UK Pet Population in 2017 (p. 14)
Data Source: Pet Food Manufacturer’s Association
Check out their Annual Report (at least for the cute pictures…)
13 Mar 26 data.world What is the UK’s Favorite Chocolate Bar?
Data Source: CDA
14 Apr 2 data.world World Wine Production (p. 6)
Data Source: International Organisation of Vine and Wine
15 Apr 9 data.world Arctic Sea Ice Extent
Data Source: National Snow & Ice Data Center
16 Apr 16

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Zambia Southern Province Confirmed Malaria Cases
Data Source: Simulated data from http://visualizenomalaria.org
Contact jdrummey@path.org for data question
17 Apr 23 data.world Earth Day: Ecological Footprint per Capita
Data Source: Global Footprint Network
18 Apr 30 data.world Bee Colony Loss in the United States
Collaboration with Viz For Social Good
Data Source: BeeInformed (check out their blog for additional information)
Additional Data: Honey Bee Colonies
19 May 7 data.world Toughest Sport by Skill
Data Source: ESPN
20 May 14 data.world Which European commuters spend the most time in traffic jams?
Data Source: Euronews
21 May 21 data.world Premier League 2017-18 Review: Our predictions versus cold, hard reality
Data Source: The Guardian
22 May 28 data.world The World’s Most Expensive Prime Property
Data Source: WeForum
23 June 4 data.world U.K. Gender Pay Gap
Data Source: GOV.UK
24 June 11 data.world Tourism Density Index (page 16, 17)
Data Source: Intrepid Travel
25 June 18 data.world U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report
Data Source: CDC
26 Jun 25 data.world London Cycle Hire Usage
Data Source: Transport for LondonNOTES:
1. Tableau Data Source to connect to Exasol (50M+ records)
2. CSV of cycle hires from 2017

CONNECTING TO EXASOL:

  1. Navigate to the sign-up page to register
  2. You will receive an email with your credentials
  3. Download the EXASOL driver (Tableau 32 bitTableau 64 bitTableau Mac OS)
  4. Download the .tds and open it in Tableau Desktop
  5. A connection prompt will appear once you start dragging fields onto your worksheet. Enter your credentials (from the above email) in the connection prompt
27 July 2 data.world Rat Sightings in New York City
Data Source: NYC Open Data
TC Europe July 3 XLS
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Percentage of Patients Spending 4 Hours or Less in NHS A&E by Provider
Data Source: NHS
28 July 9 data.world Volcano eruptions
Data Source: Global Volcanism Program
29 July 16 data.world Historical NBA Team Spending Against the Cap
Data Source: CeltsHub