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Spider chart/Radar chart

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Spider chart/Radar chart
Health poverty Index indicator score for Peterborough 2003 and 2005.
Visual types
Level of expertise
Health Poverty Index: NHSIC (Web Supplier Sites)
Interactive features
Users can select areas and timepoints.
Benefits & pitfalls to avoid
  • Where spider (radar) charts are used to represent time series data, the time series needs to show cyclical data. For example data on crime offences by hour of day could be usefully represented on a spider chart, similarly disease levels by month of the year.
Create your own
  • Spider (radar) charts can be created in a range of standard data applications such as Excel.