As part of Polirural, Häme-region was chosen to be one of the pilot areas. Polirural is European Union project, which aims to increase well being and sustainability of the country side. One of the main goals of Polirural project is to tackle problems what rural regions are facing throughout Europe. As part of Polirural project, Smart & Lean Hub Oy aims to increase awareness of these problems and other demographic data trends by utilizing open data of Häme-region, to create interactive visualizations.
Third visualization in our series is animated line chart of total population in Häme region municipalities
Point of this visualization is to highlight declining population by utilizing line chart and animation. Visualization shows stark decline in population in many smaller rural municipalities , but increasing population in big cities in region.
Visualization highlights how in certain municipalities population has been experiencing either stagnation or decline for decade.
Link to interactive visualization