The Visual Du Jour – Promises, Promises

Via Good, this famine relief infographic from One (click on the image for ginormous view):

In these kinds of graphic comparisons, it is usually more helpful to compare percentages rather than just numerical values since countries are not equal in terms of size (population, GDP). So, it would be better to have the amount of aid calculated as percentage of the GDP or GDP per capital. Otherwise, it could be a bit misleading.

Nevertheless, it is interesting to see who’s keeping their promise and who isn’t (the countries in recessionary hole, basically).

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