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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.

Geographic cluster analysis

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This chart is designed to aid the interpretation of the results of a cluster analysis, a statistical technique used to discover the underlying structure of a set of observations. The data set contains dummy variables.
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