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Which Chart Should I Use?

WHICH CHART SHOULD I USE? DIFFERENT TYPES OF DATA REQUIRE DIFFERENT TY PES OF CHARTS THEVISUALCOMMUNICATIONGUY.COM | 2017 DOGS CATS 72% DOES YOUR FISH 43% 75% PIGS DATA SET... COWS OTHER 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% SINGLE NUMBER ICON ARRAY DONUT GRAPH FADED BAR GRAPH DIAGRAM SCATTERPLOT GEOMAP TREEMAP HIGHLIGHT JUST ONE $ıgk ENGLISH $27K $24K $20K $19K HISTORY $24K $21K IMPORTANT FACT? $25K $21K ART $27K $29K YES NO $52K $51K $48K $02K YES MUSIC 1990 2000 2010 2020 COMPARE TWO OR MORE YES AREA GRAPH COMPARE HOW THINGS THINGS? HISTOGRAM CHANGE OVER TIME? CHANGE WHEN AFFECTED YES NO BY ANOTHER DATA SET? NO 33% 49% 14% 8% DESCRIBE HOW PARTS OF SOMETHING RELATE 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 COMPARE AGAINST A SHOW THE RESULTS OF A TO A WHOLE? STACKED COLUMN 100% STACKED BAR BENCHMARK? QUESTIONNAIRE? YES NO BENCHMARK YES NO YES NO TEAM 1 TEAM 2 TEAM 3 TEAM 4 BENCHMARK LINE PIE CHART 30% 70% GOAL 60% ACTUAL 50% NOT GOOD GOOD GREAT 36% BULLET GRAPH NESTED AREA GRAPH YES MAYBE NO FOOTBALL CEREAL GROUP 1 GROUP 2 2015 2016 2017 2018 BLUEBERRY TOAST AGILITY BAGEL 14 17 16 21 STRENGTH CREATIVITY SOCCER SMOOTHIE STRAWBERRY %24 14 15 14 ENDURANCE ADAPTABILITY OATMEAL 12 FRUIT ACCURACY TECH SKILLS BASEBALL 14 12 20 21 EGGS TIMING EFFICIENCY RASPBERRY CREPES 64% 43% 29% 14% 14 17 16 11 WINS PANCAKES BASKETBALL 20 40 60 80 100 120 OTHER EARNINGS BLACKBERRY LOVE IT IT'S OKAY НАТЕ IT 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% INDICATOR DOTS BAR CHART ВАСK-TO-BAСK GRAPH DOT PLOT LINE GRAPH STACKED BAR SMALL MULTIPLES COLUMN GRAPH NUMBERS W/ ICONS

Which Chart Should I Use?

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Ever wondered which chart or graph you should use to showcase your data? Use this handy guide to find the best graphic every time!

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