Animated Data Visualization Shows New York City Most Populous City in the World From 1925-1954

Data scientist John Burn-Murdoch recently created this fascinating animated bar chart showing the top-ten most-populous cities in the world from 1500 through present day. New York City had its time in the spotlight, ranking #1 from 1925 when it overtook London, to 1954 when Tokyo grew at an incredibly fast pace. Check it out!

via YouTube

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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