See the birth and death of Americans in a real-time simulation of the United States

birth death rate simulation

In the United States, there are about 11,500 births and 6,800 deaths every day — and to demonstrate what that would look like on a country-wide scale, Nowhere Near Ithica has created a real-time simulation that shows when and where both stages of life occur. In order to create the simulation, data from the United States Census Bureau was used to determine the birth and death rates per thousands, which was then made to correspond to the populations of each county to decide where they would take place. While the simulation isn't an exact representation of what is happening at the very moment, it's interesting to see the statistics visualized in a detailed map of the country.

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