Interactive map of world population with R

Recently I have been experimenting with R’s data visualization capabilities and I wanted to test how the maps plotted with rworldmap could be made interactive through the manipulate package, part of RStudio. Interactivity can add a lot to our understanding of complex data sets, where variations happens along multiple dimensions. To get inspired on the topic you can watch this great Ted Talk  by Hans Rosling: Stats that reshape your world-view.

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