Chart Type Guide

This guide will help with selecting the most appropriate chart choice for your visualization.

Consider your data and how you want it to be represented then select any of the chart type functions below to see a host of chart types that fit that particular group. Every chart type comes with an example and a description to help you along the way!

Chart Type Functions


Show the differences or similarities between values


Techniques for visualising the distribution, clustering, and frequency of data


Displaying the hierarchy and classification of data or objects within a system through visualization techniques


Methods of data visualization that show data over geographical areas

Movement & Flow

Visualization techniques that can be used to show how data moves or flows


Visualization methods that can reveal shapes or patterns in the data to give it meaning.


Visualization techniques that help explain how things work or how they work


Visualization methods that use size or area to show differences or similarities between values or for parts of a whole


Methods for visualising the differences between a scale's upper and lower limits


Visualization techniques that can be used as a quick way to look up single data points


Data visualization techniques that display interrelationships and dependencies among variables, or that reveal associations between several pieces of information


Pattern and insight-discovering visualization techniques applied to text

Time Series

Time series visualizations display data over a period of time to help identify patterns or shifts in the data