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During the year, we published our infographic stories to keep you in touch with the most interesting and essential facts derived from the world's seemingly never-ending maze of statistics. We were happy to see that you enjoyed them. In today's special year-end edition, we present the ranking of the best Viz of the Day's of 2016 with the most popular one shown at the top.

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