We know that we are increasingly urbanizing but visualizing this phenomenon is difficult, that is why Bestiario‘s “590 Cities” presents such a sticking image of urban population changes. Visualizing.org describes this amazing stacked flow chart,
…that manages to pack all of those details into a single digital square. The visualization depicts the world’s 590 most populous cities, sorted column by column according to their population size between 1950 and 2010, with projections for 2015, 2020, 2025, and 2050. By rolling over the lines you can highlight individual cities’ growth trends.
Click on the images to see the full screen interactive visualizations of 590, read more about it on visualizing.org.