How to Make an Interactive Treemap

Treemaps are useful to view and explore hierarchical data. Interaction can help you look at the data in greater detail.

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About the Author

Nathan Yau is a statistician who works primarily with visualization. He earned his PhD in statistics from UCLA, is the author of two best-selling books — Data Points and Visualize This — and runs FlowingData. Introvert. Likes food. Likes beer.