The wealthiest nations of the world with the highest standard of living tend to be those at the northern extreme of areas open to human habitation – Canada, and the Nordic Countries. Southern Europe has long been poorer than its northern counterpart, as has the Southern United States in comparison to the northeast. Spain and Mexico are two other great examples of this phenomenon. The North–South divide is broadly considered a socio-economic and political divide. is series of prints visualize data to display the discrepancies between north and south by looking at six different issues and various scales such as global, continental and national.