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Interactive map with detailed description

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Interactive map with detailed description
Interactive Map enabling users to identify services and rank areas by decile (thematic mapping). Map contains significant description of variables used.
Level of expertise
Interactive features
Users can decide what to map and what geography to look at.
Benefits & pitfalls to avoid
  • Shaded maps can emphasise large areas much more than small ones - for example highlighting rural areas over urban, if fixed population areas such as Super Output Areas are shown. Consider providing an alternate mode in which values are represented by circles, or values are scaled by the area size (ie showing density).
Create your own
  • Chloropleth maps can be created in a range of desktop GIS applications such as MapInfo and ArcGIS.
  • Point location maps can be created in a range of desktop GIS applications such as MapInfo and ArcGIS.