Bubble Plot (Natural Disasters)

Visualization of global deaths from natural disasters. Copy of chart from Our World in Data

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Vega-Lite JSON Specification

{
  "$schema": "https://vega.github.io/schema/vega-lite/v2.json",
  "data": {
    "url": "data/disasters.csv"
  },
  "width": 600,
  "height": 400,
  "transform": [
    {"filter": "datum.Entity !== 'All natural disasters'"}
  ],
  "mark": {
    "type": "circle",
    "opacity": 0.8,
    "stroke": "black",
    "strokeWidth": 1
  },
  "encoding": {
    "x": {
      "field": "Year",
      "type": "ordinal",
      "axis": {"labelAngle": 0}
    },
    "y": {"field": "Entity", "type": "nominal", "axis": {"title": ""}},
    "size": {
      "field": "Deaths",
      "type": "quantitative",
      "legend": {"title": "Annual Global Deaths"},
      "scale": {"range": [0, 5000]}
    },
    "color": {"field": "Entity", "type": "nominal", "legend": null}
  }
}