Comparing the globe as "If It Were My Home"


Onboard Informatics annually contributes their input and extensive Local Content data to construct stories like the CNN/Money’s Best Places to Live feature, a widely popular compilation that notes and highlights the best communities America has to offer. But what about all those communities outside of the U.S.? Enter “If It Were My Home”. breaks down country borders to give visitors an inside look at how their life would be different if they were born in another country. As the site explains:

The lottery of birth is responsible for much of who we are. If you were not born in the country you were, what would your life be like? Would you be the same person? is your gateway to understanding life outside your home. Use our country comparison tool to compare living conditions in your own country to those of another. Start by selecting a region to compare on the map to the right, and begin your exploration.

The site offers comparisons and explanations on how much more spare time us Americans could have, how much less money we could be spending on healthcare, how much less electricity we might use, and even how much sooner we would be expected to die in various countries. The platform additionally maps out the countries being compared over the U.S. grid as to provide the reader with a cohesive comparison of country sizes. They even offer the option to compare two foreign countries to one another.

If It Were my Home offers accurate and educated content to its viewers based on localized data. Like many of our clients, they strive to enhance the user experience on their site with innovate ideas and user friendly interfaces. For a more in depth look at what your company can start doing check out Onboard's localized services. To begin experiencing this platform's innovative and exciting use of data, discover what your life would be like in the Netherlands.

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