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Benefits & pitfalls

Benefits & pitfalls: pictorial

  • Using pictures to show data values can be misleading, where different images have different areas or volumes. Wider images can lead users to think that the data values are larger, even where height is the only dimension used to represent data values.

How to create your own

Create your own: pictorial

  • Pictorial versions of standard charts can be created in a range of standard data applications such as Excel For example in Excel, setup the chart and 'Format data series -> Fill' with Pattern or texture fill, and select a file image to use as a pictorial (you'll need to have setup the image first).

Housing Infographic

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This infographic looks at changes in home ownership and renting over the century, in England and Wales. It also looks at important policies and economic events which impacted on ownership and renting over the period. There is a focus on changes in ownership and renting over the decade to 2011, where home ownership fell for the first time since 1918.
Average rating: 9 (1 votes)

Office space availability

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Diagram showing location and type of office space available in San Francisco skyscrapers.
Average rating: 6.3 (4 votes)
Visual types:

bar chart, pictorial

Pictorial bar chart

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Fuel use of various modes of transport.
Average rating: 4.7 (3 votes)
Visual types:

bar chart, pictorial