From AXIS Philly's visualization application.

In December, the Philedelphia police department in the United States released a csv database of major crimes (murder, rape, burglary, etc) since 2006. Since then, community software developers have been mapping the data. The community involvement is hoped to spur the future release of large city data sets.

Within the Kenyan context, we can ask: What large sets of statistics can we get access to that are of general interest, and how can we represent that data in a way to get important information across to community members?  It is vitally important to report data in a way that keeps people informed about what is happening in their country.  A good place to start might be the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.

 

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