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Funnel plot and map

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Funnel plot and map
Geowise InstantAtlas showing funnel plot alongside area map, bar chart and legends.
Level of expertise
InstantAtlas demo (Area Profile)
Interactive features
User can select areas or points on funnel plot to view details.
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.
  • There are several commercial tools for developing Dashboards, including Tableau. Some types of dashboard can be created in Excel, see the Microsoft Office site and Charts blog.
  • Funnel plots can be created in a range of standard data applications such as Excel There is help on creating funnel-plots in Excel.