Evaluated on 19 different metrics, here’s the list of America’s best universities, led by 14 private schools.
Nearly 60% of U.S. imports came from just four trade entities in 2023. We rank the top U.S. trading partners and show their growth over time.
How poorly did 'The Marvels' perform in its opening weekend, and how do other Marvel box office returns compare?
In this graphic, we show the most innovative countries in the world, and the factors underlying their innovative strength.
It's more than just oil. This map of Middle East exports shows the top global product of each country by value.
Gas prices fluctuate from state to state due to factors such as local taxes, environmental regulations, and the proximity of refineries.
As BRICS is set to add six new countries, how does the bloc and its new members' GDP compare with that of the G7?
The music industry has undergone a remarkable transformation in formats. See how its revenues have evolved, from vinyl and CDs to streaming.
What does it take to own a home in the U.S. in 2023? Here's a look at the salary needed for home ownership in the top...
An annual income anywhere between $360,000-$950,000 can grant entry into the top 1%—depending on where you live in America.
Just three countries—the U.S., Saudi Arabia and Russia—make up the lion’s share of global oil supply. Here are the biggest oil producers in 2022.
Nearly three years after COVID-19 first hit, youth unemployment in some countries, like China, has risen sharply.
The U.S. is heavily reliant on imports for many critical minerals. How import-dependent is the U.S. for each one, and on which country?
Four days straight in July 2023 set or equaled global temperature records on average.
Threads reached 100 million users in just five days. Here is a timeline of how long other popular platforms took to reach the milestone.
With Russia’s revenues from fossil fuel exports having declined significantly, which countries are still importing Russian fossil fuels?
In this excerpt from our Markets This Month VC+ newsletter, we looked at how five portfolios of super investors shaped up at end of Q1 2023.
This month's VC+ special dispatches feature a mid-year update on how expert predictions from the start of 2023 have panned out.
Population pyramids can show a country's demographic advantages and challenges at a glance. See how different parts of the world stack up.
China has dominated global steel production the past few decades, but how did the country get here, and is its production growth over?
Banks play a crucial role in the U.S. economy, and understanding their balance sheets can offer insight into why they sometimes fail.
This month sees the launch of the VC+ archive, giving easy access to all past content we've sent out alongside March's special features.
While Russia still makes billions from fossil fuel exports, revenues are declining. Here are the largest importers since the start of the invasion.
This month's VC+ special dispatches feature an in depth look at the IMF's country report on China and the February edition of Markets this Month.
As Europe and the EU shift away from fossil fuels, which energy sources are European countries depending on for their electricity generation?
This table shows the fluctuating returns for various commodities over the past decade, from energy fuels to industrial and precious metals.
Using our database of 500+ predictions from reports, articles, interviews, and more, we highlight what experts think will happen in 2023
See what the beginning of 2023 may hold, starting with our Global Forecast Report which summarizes hundreds of expert predictions.
In a volatile and difficult year for many assets and equities, how have the world's major currencies performed against the U.S. dollar?
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Gold royalty companies shield investors from inflation's rising expenses, resulting in stronger returns than gold and gold mining companies.
As Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto exchange FTX files for bankruptcy, this graphic visualizes FTX's balance sheet leaked by the Financial Times.
This month, along with regularly scheduled features, our special dispatches break down the IEA's latest report and the state of the markets.
As inflation has impacted gold mining company profits, this graphic explains how royalty companies offer inflation-resistant gold exposure.
Looking for an EV charging station in the states? This interactive map contains every EV charging station in America.
New VC+ subscribers get access to a special gift: a roundup of our best ever visualizations around population.
Recent floods in Pakistan have affected more than 33 million people. Where is the risk of flooding highest around the world?
Dive into how the world’s growing population will shape the future. Join VC+ to gain exclusive access to The World at 8 Billion series.
The supply chain is key for the renewable energy revolution, and this chart visualizes where the world's solar panels are manufactured.
As geopolitical tensions began to heat up around the world, which nations were the top military spenders in 2021?
This month, along with regularly scheduled features, our special dispatch checks in on how expert predictions for 2022 are turning out.
Each year the average American consumes more than 23 barrels of petroleum products. What does a lifetime of fossil fuel consumption look like?
This month, along with regularly scheduled features, Visual Capitalist founder Jeff Desjardins hosts a live Q&A session for VC+ subscribers.
Here are the top importers of Russian fossil fuels since the start of the war.
This month, along with regularly scheduled features, our Elements team answers VC+ subscriber questions about the surging energy and commodity markets.
Gold mining companies produced over 3,500 tonnes of gold in 2021. Where in the world are the largest gold mines?
This visualization breaks down U.S. oil imports by country for 2021, showing the split by OPEC and non-OPEC nations.
Here's a sneak preview of features that VC+ members will have delivered straight to their inboxes in May 2022.
The blockchain economy enables trustless financial systems, with billions of dollars engaged in decentralized finance applications.
NFTs are revolutionizing digital asset ownership and laying the foundations for play-to-earn games, the metaverse economy, and more.