Create symbol maps with Datawrapper in record time.


From today on, you can create a new type of map with Datawrapper: Symbol maps.

If you have a dataset where locations should be compared against each other, this type of map is very powerful. The map at the top of this e-mail is created with Datawrapper’s new symbol maps: It compares venture capital investment of different cities, and provides a quick and efficient visual overview.

Here are three more examples of data which is ideal for symbol map: The number of accidents for a country or region. The number of refugees who registered in different cities. Or, the number of power stations for electric cars.

To produce your first symbol map with Datawrapper, watch the short video tutorial linked below. You are just five minutes away from trying (and publishing) your first symbol map:

Check out Symbol Maps on Datawrapper Academy