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Archive for the 'demographics' Category

If It Were My Home: Country Comparison Tool

If It Were My Home plots the area of any world country of your choice on a Google Maps view centered around your current location (presumably determined by your IP address):


And gives a comparison of basic demographic characteristics between your country and the one you’ve chosen:


Clicking on any demographic parameter brings up a dropdown with more info:


There’s also a (usually too brief) summary of the country’s history, Amazon links to books, links to social network sites like Facebook for sharing, and a comments section. Oh, and usually some really incongruous ads.