Alex Kerin's viz is not only beautiful, it's also the winner of our Interactive Viz Contest! It shows which countries consume the most oil and whether or not they're net importers or exporters. Does the giant dot over the US surprise you?
About this Viz
Drag the slider to change the year and see how oil consumption changes. Click on a region for a closer look. Then use the tabs at the top to view each country's oil reserves and consumption trends.
Statistic charts on the web should really be interactive. Until Tableau Public, that had never been easy. But now, I have a tool with which I can explain large and complex datasets in a clear, simple and engaging way.