preview Register Analysis

Register Analysis

Exploratory data analysis of German companies

March 2019

The UK-based Open Data company OpenCorportes made the German company register publicy available. They gave the data to the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany so they can distribute it freely on

In order to dive deeper into the data, I created several graphics. The main one is about the different distribution of male and female names among the registered people.

My original graph about male and female names (click on the videos to pause them):

I also investigated the occurences of year numbers in the company names:

And finally a graph the term frequency in company names:

Videos were created to share them on social media. It is impossible to display all the information in a single static images.

In addition, I developed a simple tool to grasp the network structure of the company resgister:

Source code: