Contour maps

Where demographic, attitudinal or other data can be shown to vary geographically by region, area or district, and data points are clustered together into fairly homogeneous groupings, contour maps can be used effectively to illustrate how the data are distributed (Figure 12.5).

Concentrations in the northeast

Concentrations in the northeast

FIGURE 12.5

Contour map

Many statistical, charting and spreadsheet computer packages now have quite sophisticated graphing features and these should be explored to find methods of portraying data in an effective way.

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