25 great data visualizations made with Tableau Public

See examples of interactive infographics made with one of the most complete free data viz tools out there.

November 27, 2012  |  CATEGORIES: Featured, News

If you’re planning to start creating your own interactive data visualizations, one of the most popular and powerful tools available out there – for free – it’s Tableau Public. For those who are not familiar with the company, Tableau provides Business Intelligence and Analytics solutions for a wide range of clients across the globe.

We post on a regular basis visualizations created with Tableau, especially on our Interactive Inspiration column, every Friday, and we thought it was time to take a closer look at the real possibilities of this tool, going through some of the examples we gathered across the years.

So, without¬†further¬†ado, here’s a list of 25 amazing visualizations created with Tableau. Click through the images to see the full¬†interactive versions.

 

IED Explosions in Iraq | Mark Bulling

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau, IED Explosions in Iraq

The Great Divide | DataBlick

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau,  The Great Divide

Mapping the Canberra Wasp Menace | Canberra Times

Mapping the Canberra Wasp Menace

US Tornadoes 1950 to 2011 | Data Driven Consulting

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau,  US Tornadoes 1950 to 2011

Privately owned islands around the world | The Guardian

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau,  Privately owned islands around the world

How common is your birthday? | VizWiz

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau,  How common is your birthday

Where’s the Loot? | Diablo Inc Gamers

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau,  Where's the Loot

Visualising the Wikileak’s war logs | Andy Kirk

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau,  Visualising the Wikileak’s war logs

Blackjack in Vegas | Data Driven

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau,  Blackjack in Vegas

What each job gets paid | The Guardian

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau, Making the Pay Gap Look Good

Cola Wars! | Viz Wiz

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau, Cola Wars

The History Of US Unemployment By State | Joe Mako

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau, The History Of US Unemployment By State

Education Across the World | Ross Perez

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau, Education Across the World

Which Country Uses the Most Oil? | Data Driven Consulting

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau, Which Country Uses the Most Oil

Global military spending | The Guardian

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau, Global military spending

Tragedy, Death and Rock ‘n Roll | Vizual Encounters

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau,  Tragedy, Death and Rock n Roll

Black Friday. Now bigger than Thanksgiving | Daniel Hom

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau, Black Friday. Now bigger than Thanksgiving

Thanks to its huge range of possibilities and relative easiness of learning, Tableau’s has become popular in many non-English speaking countries. Here are some examples created by Argentinian newspaper La Naci√≥n, one of the South American media outlets that produces regularly visualizations for its website:

International Credit Risk Ratings | La N√°cion

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau, International Credit Risk Ratings

Subsidies for bus transportation | La N√°cion

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau, Subsidies for bus transportation

Olympic Games | La N√°cion

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau, Olympic Games

And from our friends at Visual Loop Brasil, a couple of examples of the use of Tableau by the online version of the popular Brazilian newspaper, O Globo.

Best schools in Brazil 2011 | O Globo

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau,  Best schools in Brazil 2011

Religion in Brazil | O Globo

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau, Religion in Brazil

Mensal√£o scandal: the money trail | O Globo

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau,  Mensal√£o scandal  the money trail

Supermarket Pricing in Brazil | O Globo

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic created with Tableau,  Supermarket Pricing in Brazil

The taste of the Food Industry | O Globo

 

You can explore more examples of Tableau’s potential for creating interactive data visualizations following the Viz of the Day gallery, and the company blog is also quite interesting. Of course, if you create a data visualization using this tool, gives us a notice on Twitter or Facebook, we’d be happy to feature it!

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