French demography as bubbles
Related blog post [fr] : datagistips.blogspot.fr/2016/03/statistiques-et-bulles-di...
Circle packing applied to the population census stats
I experimented circle packing technique as a way to put statistics on a map
This prevents overlapping, although it is not always spatially precise, depending on the scale of study.
The demography stats are integrated as a rosette with 6s petals as quinquennal categories
The scale_exp function was used to determine the petal length, after being ported to R.
- GéoFLA IGN for the contours,
- 2012 Pop. Census by INSEE for the pop. stats
Made with R for computation & QGIS for design