Infographics illuminate EU budget

Posted by Marc Hall on 22/11/12

Creators of infographics, also known as data visualisations, are providing more and more interesting ways to explain complex phenomena. So often subject to misunderstanding and conjecture, the European Union budget is a clear example of where such visualisations are needed.

Officially called the 2014-2020 Multi-annual Financial Framework, the EU budget  is laid out by the European Commission  every six years. EU leaders meet in a budget summit to work out an agreement based on a proposal amended by the current presidency and president of the European Council. See this article by for a run through of the different proposals this year.

But the way the money is disbursed is somewhat more complex. In order to help everyone better understand the budget, please send your infographics to Here is a fine example from the Financial Times yesterday (22 November). Click to enlarge.

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