The world map above shows only shipping routes and nothing else. The colours represent different ship types including container shipping (yellow), dry bulk (blue), tanker (red), gas bulk (green) and vehicles (purple). You can see an interactive version of the map below:
Map from Rotterdamtransport.com The map above shows the sprawling Port of Rotterdam, the largest seaport in Europe. However, in terms of container traffic the port doesn’t even crack the top 10 globally.
Map from Marine Traffic via reddit The map above shows the density of shipping traffic around the world. On the whole, areas of high population destiny, also have a high degree of shipping density.
Map created by Jakub Marian The map above shows the most popular destination country for emigrants of each European country. The data comes from the UN for 2015, so won’t include any post-Brexit effects.
Map created by Alasdair Rae The map above shows which areas of the UK have more Millennials (defined here as those born between 1982-2000) living in them than Baby Boomers (those born between 1945-1964). Surprisingly, Millennials now outnumber Boomers by quite a large margin 16.2 million vs 14.6 million. Yet, because Millennials tend to cluster […]