What about the G20 and the B20?
After yesterday's post, lots of people asked what it would look like if you made a similar graphic for the G20 and the B20. The bottom line is that the population of both China and India are so big that they dominate the picture. Because of this I put the two sets of data in separate graphics. Here's what you get for the population of the G20:
And here's what you get for the number of records exposed in the B20:
Although it may not be very clear from these pictures, it turns out that both sets of values decrease at roughly the same rate as you move from the largest to the smallest because both population sizes and data breach sizes roughy follow Zipf's law.
And although the order gets changed a bit, you still see the same pattern when you loook at the GDPs of the G20 countries. Here's what you get for that:
That also looks like it follows the same general pattern, and I'd guess that GDPs probably also follow Zipf's law, although I haven't checked to see if they actually do.