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Gallery: Area Profile + Choropleth map

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Benefits & pitfalls

Benefits & pitfalls: choropleth map

  • 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).

How to create your own

Create your own: choropleth map

  • Chloropleth maps can be created in a range of desktop GIS applications such as MapInfo and ArcGIS.

Choropleth map and dashboard

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Oldham Neighbourhood Wellbeing Index. A modified traffic light scheme is used in the maps with red - indicating rates ranked in the highest 10% band, amber - the high 11-25% band, light green - the low 11-25% and dark green - indicating rates ranked in the lowest 10%. In maps displaying rates across the four themes, neighbourhoods with rates ranked in the 26-74% band are white, whereas in maps of trends and sudden changes, those neighbourhoods are shaded yellow, whilst those in white show no trend or sudden change. White is also used for neighbourhoods where no persistently high or low rates are detected. It is in this way that the maps themselves act as visual exception reports.
Average rating: 5.6 (5 votes)

Funnel plot and map

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Geowise InstantAtlas showing funnel plot alongside area map, bar chart and legends.
Average rating: 7 (4 votes)

Housing condition map

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1904 map showing housing conditions in Manchester and Salford.
Average rating: 8.4 (5 votes)
Visual types:

map, choropleth map

Layered map

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Map of London to OAC, from Maptube.
Average rating: 6.2 (5 votes)
Visual types:

map, choropleth map

Layered map

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Dan Vicker's Output Area Classification (OAC) layered on top of Google map using Maptube.
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Visual types:

map, choropleth map

Map (multi layer): Ageing population

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Map showing population trends and change in the old age population. To compare both impacts of population growth and aging population.
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Multipanel map

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This map presents information about the murder rate in the United States during 1976. It shows the rates in six intervals, relying on several smaller maps to do that.
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Visual types:

map, choropleth map