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Doughnut chart

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Doughnut chart
This is an illustration of Britain's Budget for 2010. It is a variation of the pie chart accompanied by information of the relative share of each slice in billions of Pounds.
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Interactive features
Hover the mouse over the slices to see details of the budget.
Benefits & pitfalls to avoid
  • Pie charts are often criticised. Comparing the size of pie segments can be difficult, and many visualisation experts suggest that bar-charts should be used instead.
Create your own
  • Doughnuts can be created in a range of standard data applications such as Excel.
  • Pie charts can be created in a range of standard data applications such as Excel.