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

Area graph: meat consumption

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This infographic makes use of an eye catching area graph in the shape of cow to display a ranking of meat consumption, expressed in pounds per capita, in 20 countries around the world. The graph is colour coded to differentiate the top and bottom 10 countries. This is supplemented by a visual key that contextualises the information by giving the weight in pounds of several objects and animals.
Average rating: 4.6 (13 votes)

Conditional density plot

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This is a type of conditional plot where the distribution of a categorical variable is shown to change over the values of a continuous variables. In the example, the distribution of the variable indicating the distribution of the treatment outcome (for an arthritis blind trial conducted in 1988) is plotted against age.
Average rating: 8 (4 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)

Time line: Globlal media scare stories

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This time line relies on the use of area charts on several depth levels. Each chart presents the number of stories per topic against time giving a good sense of the evolution trough time of media coverage of some recent news.
Average rating: 4.9 (7 votes)

Timeseries stacked area chart

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Main source of news and information - 1800 to 2020.
Average rating: 8 (4 votes)
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area chart