Part 2 (final)- How to create hexbin choropleth map to visualize data?

In the first part of this blog we read Kenya’s shapefiles from GADM, and county name abbreviations which will be shown on the the chart instead of full names to avoid clutter on the map.

How much will it cost different low- and middle- income countries (LMICs) to provide COVID-19 vaccine to their population?

Successful control of COVID-19 pandemic not only depends on the research and development of effective vaccines, but also on delivery of these vaccines to everyone. Therefore, for any country the total cost–procurement plus delivery cost– to vaccinate its population is a crucial information as this can help the country to plan, raise, and allocate resources needed to successfully vaccinate their population against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Part 1- How to create hexbin choropleth map to visualize data?

NewYork Times, The Economist, The Washington Post and many other news outlets often use hexbin maps to convey information in exciting and cool ways. I have been always drawn to these kind of maps, and wanted to create one myself.