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.
Reserves of foreign exchange & gold
Reserves of foreign exchange & gold Definition
This entry gives the dollar value for the stock of all financial assets
that are available to the central monetary authority for use in meeting a
country's balance of payments needs as of the end-date of the period
specified. This category includes not only foreign currency and gold, but
also a country's holdings of Special Drawing Rights in the International
Monetary Fund, and its reserve position in the Fund.
Source: CIA World Factbook Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2008