Well, we finally got round to upgrade our Pentaho installation to 5.2 and decided to revamp our World Population dashboard in the process.
First thing you may notice: it’s called World Data now, not World Population. This is because we plugged in data available at the Gapminder and add a few selectors to allow you to choose different metrics. Anything from Overall population to GDP/capita in inflation-adjusted PPP dollars, to percentage of renewable energies, you name it and probably Gapminder has it.
The best part: there’s time series data, sometimes dating as far back as the Middle Ages, which allows us to show how those indicators evolved for any particular country. Just click on a country and you’ll see.
We also added a switch to allow you to change the color scale from linear to log (the algorithm decided automatically which one to use, but sometimes it may choose unwisely).
Here, enjoy it: World Data demo dashboard.