Crime by Local Government Area and Offence Type App
First things first
Google Chrome and Firefox are recommended web browsers for working with this application. Unfortunately, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari may not be able to support some of the web standards used here. While this app can render on both - desktop and mobile devices, it is much more usable on a large screen.
What does this app do
This App visualises Number of offences by geographic area (VIC, Australia) and offence type, year ending December 2014. The original data used in this application can be downloaded from data.vic.gov.au web site.
How to use this app
The Application renders data as a multidimensional visualisation. All charts, including Crime Map are inter-connected and interactive, so you should be able to narrow down data to a subset of your interest within just a few mouse clicks. You can switch between Actual Offence Numbers and Crime Rate data views / measurements in the navigation bar. Crime Rate is a number of offences per 100,000 of population and calculated using following formula (where LGA is 'Local Government Area' and ERP is 'Estimated Resident Population'):
\[\text"Crime Rate " = \text" Sum of Crime Offences for selected LGA(s)" / \text" Total ERP for selected LGA(s)" \text" * 100,000"\]
Here is a quick demo on how this app works:
About the author
My name is Yuri Zhylyuk. I am a Data Analyst interested in data visualisation; automated, reproducible and exploratory data analysis; and machine learning. You can find me on Google Plus and LinkedIn. Here are some more examples of my work: yznotes.com/portfolio
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