Americans overestimate the size of minority groups and overestimate the size of majority groups
graph from the YouGov; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib)
(Slide Deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: infographic/lollipop chart
Source: Orth, Taylor. “From millionaires to Muslims, small subgroups of the population seem much larger to many Americans.” YouGov: March 15, 2022.
Potential Math Content: infographics, lollipop chart, percentages, proportions, polling, data collection methodology, calculating the “biggest overestimate/underestimate”
Potential Content Connections: culture, United States, politics