Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Mapping Mortality Rates

The Guardian has mapped the biggest causes of death in each London borough. What kills Londoners? uses the Google Maps API to provide a number of heat map layers showing how many people have died in each London Borough from a number of specific different causes.

Users can select from the causes of death from a drop-down menu and click on each borough to view a breakdown of the number of residents dying from each cause. The data for the map comes from the UK Office for National Statistics.

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