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Doughnut pie

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Doughnut pie
Proportion of average weekly household expenditure by rural and urban areas, 2005-6.
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State of the Countryside 2007 - CRC: page 71 (Area Profile)
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Benefits & pitfalls to avoid
  • 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.
  • When using colours to portray data values or types, ensure that the colors used are accessible to all users. Online tools such as ColorBrewer ( can help identify issues with colours used.
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  • Doughnuts can be created in a range of standard data applications such as Excel.
  • Pie charts can be created in a range of standard data applications such as Excel.