The 10 best read infographics: World languages, superpowers, atomic bomb blasts and Chinese tourists

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 27 December, 2015, 8:31am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 30 December, 2015, 4:58pm

In 2015 the South China Morning Post brought to light a lot of information, but it’s how it was presented to our readers that matters in this top 10. Our infographics consistently breathe life into the tedious numbers we deal with daily. In fact, our readership was so interested in the first infographic on the list it was read more than any other article on our website in 2015. Click the links to view the infographics in full size.

1. A world of languages - and how many speak them

2. Slow boat to China — the long, troubled journey of the Varyag from the Black Sea to Dalian

3. Balance of superpowers -- Comparing the armed forces of US and China

4. 21HK: What’s in Hong Kong’s water?

5. China’s air pollution in 2014 — interactive

6. Everything you need to know about China’s tourists

7. Timeline of China’s long war of resistance

8. How dragon boating evolved from an ancient Chinese tradition into a global sport

9. What if an atomic bomb hit Hong Kong or Beijing, or where you live?

10. China’s high-speed rail vision