Daily Archives: December 31, 2012

Kate Allen

By Kate Allen and Keith Fray

What were the most popular charts of 2012?

The statistics desk at the Financial Times is the organisation’s data hub. It provides data for all areas of our coverage and deals with inquiries from FT journalists around the globe. Based in London and staffed by a team of 6 economists and journalists, the stats desk receives thousands of requests a year. Its team is thus perfectly placed to spot the big data trends.

And here they are: the FT stats desk’s top charts of 2012 … Read more