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Gallery: Intermediate + Area chart

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  • Area charts can be created in a range of standard data applications such as Excel.

Annotated stacked line chart

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A brief history immigration in the United States, winner of a Flowing Data competition.
Average rating: 6.8 (9 votes)

Comparative area line chart

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Area line chart showing change in housing completions for different time periods.
Average rating: 6 (2 votes)

Correlation matrix plot

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This plot shows a correlation matrix, using blue for positive correlation and red for negative. The ellipses represent the level of correlation.
Average rating: 7.3 (15 votes)

Flow map of Madrid's cultural budget

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A static flow map showing how cultural funding is distributed across areas. As actual funding is shown, a scale is provided to the left of the chart. For further information in English, see the <a href="">Open Knowledge Foundation blog</a>.
Average rating: 7.1 (6 votes)
Visual types:

area chart, flow map

Frequency chart

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Frequency chart showing distribution of income for children and adults.
Average rating: 9.5 (2 votes)
Visual types:

area chart

Language usage chart

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Charts the usage of certain phrases over time on historical and contemporary sources.
Average rating: 4.5 (2 votes)

Mosaic plot

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This type of plot is used to visualise contingency tables by proportionally representing the size of the cells. It can also be used to visualise the fit of the log-linear model technique. The example shows a three dimensional table with data of hair, eye colour and gender in 592 statistics students.
Average rating: 3.3 (3 votes)

Share line chart

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Chart showing the employment composition of the most employment deprived areas over time.
Average rating: 2 (1 votes)

Sieve plot

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Visualisation useful in the display of contingency tables. The rectangles are proportional to the expected counts for each combination.
Average rating: 4 (2 votes)

Stabilisation triangle

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Trends in UK carbon emissions and future targets.
Average rating: 4 (3 votes)
Visual types:

area chart

Stacked line graph

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Renewable energy targets 2000-2016.
Average rating: 5 (4 votes)

Stacked percentage chart

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UK household consumption - selected areas.
Average rating: 6 (1 votes)

Star plot

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A modification of the radar plot, it is useful in the presentation of multivariate data.
Average rating: 5 (3 votes)
Visual types:

pie chart, area chart