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Migration Flows Across the World


Almost 216 million people, or 3.15% of the world population, live outside their home countries. More interesting, of course, is to see how many have moved from where to where. Design technologist Carlo Zapponi has put together heaps of data into a great and simple visualisation, living up to what I’d consider the maxim of data journalism, “using data to make a point”. In one click, you’ll find a list of emigration destinations and immigration origins for any given country.