The objective of this lesson is to learn different different data visualization techniques using country-level geo-demographic data.
Using the variable values shown in the data table at the bottom of the map, complete the color mapping table so that each color corresponds to a range of values
Paint each country by matching its variable value with a color in the color mapping table. Recommended practice is to use "cool" colors such as blue for low variable values. "Hot" colors such as orange and red should be used for high values.
Public debt(% of GDP)
Public debt(% of GDP) Definition
This entry records the cumulative total of all government borrowings less
repayments that are denominated in a country's home currency. Public debt
should not be confused with external debt, which reflects the foreign
currency liablities of both the private and public sector and must be
financed out of foreign exchange earnings.
Source: CIA World Factbook Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2008