Person

19 thought-provoking maps that will change how you see the world

Posted by
             

1. There are only three countries in the world where your boss is more likely to be a woman.

24343-sq57lx.jpg

2. The countries where people drink the most alcohol.

24343-giocnq.png

3. More women experience - or at least report - sexual harassment in Sweden than any other European country.

24343-cq7kcr.jpg

4. 400,000 Muslim troops fought for Britain in the First World War.

24343-16cuxld.PNG

5. The minimum amount of holiday you're legally entitled to differs widely across the world.

24343-1j1kf6h.png

6. This is what London would look like, if only green spaces were shown.

24343-jsnnrx.png

7. A tourists' map of London: Yellow indicates where a photo has been taken by a local, red by a tourist (blue is unclear).

24343-1j8cbkr.jpg

8. The US imprisons more women than any other country.

24343-k1y8nn.jpg

9. What the world map would look like if a country's size was determined by its population.

24343-1s15j9m.JPG

10. And this is a variation on that theme (Brazil stays where it is).

24343-1ebjfpt.jpg

11. The UK doesn't even come close to having the highest number of foreign-born residents in the EU - even in absolute terms.

24343-1ku84rs.jpg

12. These are the countries that Britons like the most.

24343-145gdag.png

13. And these are the ones they like the least.

24343-15ihk68.png

14. These are the countries with the fastest internet connections.

24343-1r7x4wc.png

15. Where Isis supporters tweet from.

24343-1vqi5p3.jpg

16. A history of immigration to Britain...

24343-1hvb502.jpg

17. ... and a history of emigration from it.

24343-98mtkv.jpg

18. Finally, the first of two maps of British views on immigration.

24343-utusjt.png

19. And a special version featuring only Ukip voters.

24343-n9o3yp.png

With thanks to Statista.


More: [11 maps and charts to challenge your perceptions of Europe]7

    Keep scrolling for next article