Presentation on theme: "Infographics and Statistics “A picture is worth a thousand words”"— Presentation transcript:
1 Infographics and Statistics “A picture is worth a thousand words” United Nations Regional Workshop on Data Dissemination and Communication, Manila, Philippines, June 2012Infographics and Statistics “A picture is worth a thousand words”vMr. Zoltan Nagy – Statistics Division, Department of Economic and Social affairs, United Nations1
4 Why Infographics? Short attention span Information overload Easy to understandVisual retention is better the reading retentionImages are more appealingPeople love to share “nice” finds on the Internet
5 Michael van LangrenMost likely the first visual representation of statistical data.12 determinations of the longitude from Toledo to Rome.Slide 5
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