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Benefits & pitfalls

Benefits & pitfalls: pie chart

  • 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.

How to create your own

Create your own: distorted map (cartogram)

  • There are currently no commercial applications that create cartograms, although some routines are available on the web from Cartogram Central and World Mapper.

Create your own: pie chart

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

Election Seat Calculator

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Interactive tool that combines the power of a cartogram, a bar chart and a pie chart to explore possible outcomes of the 2010 election.
Average rating: 7 (1 votes)