New Zealand is better than the rest of the world at one particular thing

Hey look, everyone has something they’re good at and similarly every country in the world is renowned for being the best at something. You would think New Zealand might top in Rugby, or ridiculous house prices. Or maybe scenery, or Lord of the Rings tours. But you think wrong.

It’s Chinook Salmon?

The map was compiled by data journalist and information designer David McCandless and the results are very interesting, especially since our neighbours from across the ditch are topping the charts for the most data breaches.

Sadly,  the US wins the award for the most amount of spam emails sent and China tops the polls for the most jailed journalists.

Sadly not every country made the list due to either space or the fact that they didn’t top the polls for anything.

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Check out all the data HERE.