Visualizing Singapore

One dataset at a time

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Visualizing Singapore



Reason 1

Because in a world deluged by data, data visualizations help us make sense and understand the world better.

Story Time: Budget

Budget 2017

Story Time: GE 2015


Reason 2

Because the way information is presented can be improved, or seen from a different angle.

Dengue + Zika

NEA website

Dengue + Zika visualization

Population Demographics

Onemap: Population Query

Subzone: Age + Gender

Reason 3

Because it is more interesting when we look at the world through different lenses.

Mash-ups of different data sources can yield surprising stories and insights.

Taxi Availability

By: Yongquan Ben


By: Shangyang,

ClinicQueue SG

By: Hanif Salim and team

School Picker

By: (Yong Jun and Li Wei)

Interlude: Data storytelling

Global open data index


Why open data?


If is made obsolete by it will have done its job.

In the short-term at least, it is a useful platform for data stories/ apps from the ground-up.

Shameless plugs

  1. If you have created an interesting data visualization on Singapore and you want to share, please ping me at
  2. If you have an interest in data visualizations or storytelling, join our meetups: Hacks/Hackers SG or Data Vis SG
  3. I'm looking for people to help grow as a community site. Visualizing Singapore one dataset at a time, for all to use. Come talk to me!