New features in World Gender Statistics app

January 29, 2017

(This article was first published on Shirin's playgRound, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

In my last post, I built a shiny app to explore World Gender Statistics.

To make it a bit nicer and more convenient, I added a few more features:

  • The drop-down menu for Years is now reactive, i.e. it only shows options with data (all NA years are removed)
  • You can click on any country on the map to get information about which country it is, its population size, income group and region
  • Below the world map, you can look at timelines for male vs female values for each country
  • The map is now in Mercator projection

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