Mapping the World's Population by Latitude, Longitude

Posted by Patrick James

These attractive infographics by Harvard Ph.D. Bill Rankin depict the distribution of the world's population based on longitude and latitude. Groundbreaking? No, but they are beautiful depictions of population density around the world. They're from 2008 (with 2000 Census data), so here's to hoping for a new iteration with this year's data.