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Component Bar Charts

  • Renée Huggett
Part of the In Business Now Series book series (IBN)

Abstract

Another way of presenting data about different items is to use a component bar chart, like Figure 6.1 below. Instead of using two or three separate bars as in a multiple bar chart, all the data for each year is contained in a single bar. Each component, or part, of the bar is shaded differently. A legend is again used to provide a key to the meaning. You could label each component instead: but that would take far more time with most software.
Figure 6.1

A component bar chart shows numbers

Figure 6.2

The same data presented in a percentage bar chart

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  • Renée Huggett

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