In a world inundated with data, making sense of it can feel overwhelming. In this month’s Dataviz in Asia, we look at projects that cut through the noise using striking and immersive data vizzes to reveal important social and cultural undercurrents in the region.
South Korean daily newspaper Kyunghyang Shinmun laid bare the harsh reality of Korea's workplace-related deaths—specifically, the 1,748 worker deaths that took place from January 2018 to October 2019. Through a series of haunting visuals, it mapped the geographical spread of workplace deaths, humanising these often-overlooked statistics into an impactful mosaic of worker silhouettes, each one representing the tragic loss of a worker's life. Check out the full piece here.