Area Chart

The space between the data and the baseline is filled with a color or a pattern, usually emphasizing counts or percentages for a single variable.

Tutorials and Guides

Examples

Working the triple peak

Microsoft researchers analyzed keystrokes by time of day, for a sample of Microsoft…

Your place in the world population

Population.io by World Data Lab asks your birthday, country of residence, and gender.…

NameGrapher to explore past baby name trends

NameGrapher is an interactive chart that lets you explore historical trends for baby…

Reducing the risk of nuclear war

For Our World in Data, Max Roser discusses the risk and possible destruction…

Television Genres Over Time

Here's how the distribution of genres has changed since 1945 up to present.

How Men and Women Spend Their Days

Using an oldie but goodie visualization format to look at time use between different groups.

Black mortality gap

Anna Flagg, for NYT’s The Upshot, used dots arranged as a stacked area…

Daily Routine, 2020

After looking at how much time we spent on daily activities in 2020, let's look at when we spent our time.

How We Spent Our Time in 2020 Versus 2019

Our everyday routines changed over the past year, and with the 2020 American Time Use Survey, we can see by how much.

Olympic medal tracker

The Bloomberg medal tracker is fun to look at. I think the graphics…

Weather Strip, an app that shows the forecast as a time series

Weather Strip is a new weather app by visualization researcher Robin Stewart. It…

All the matches from Euro 2020 in one chart

To see all the matches from the group stage of Euro 2020 in…

Seat apportionment over time

The 2020 Census count at the state level is set for release this…

Evolution of coronavirus strains

Reuters looked at how seven main strains of the virus evolved around the…

Shape of unemployment

For The New York Times, Ella Koeze looks at the various types of…

Timeline of the President’s taxes

The New York Times got a hold of the President’s tax records for…