The old standby. The classic. The bar height or length represents data. The baseline starts at zero.
Tutorials and Guides
How to Make Marimekko Charts in Excel
Marimekko charts, or mosaic plots, allow you to compare categories over two quantitative variables.
Variable Width is Back (The Process 102)
This past month an old chart type poked its head out from behind the trees and I'm here for it.
How to Make a Customized Excess Mortality Chart in Excel
Show current evolution against expected historical variability and add one or more series that could account for the difference.
A Better Chart, Limitations Considered: Exit Poll Results (The Process #77)
Welcome to a new segment where I try to put myself in the shoes of someone who made a bad chart and try to make it better.
Moratorium On Bar Chart Races; When Impractical Visualization is More Practical (The Process #68)
The dataisbeautiful subreddit announced a moratorium on the ever popular bar chart race. The frequency of submissions that used the method got out of hand and spam made it all the less savory. Still, the method holds value.
Feeling Rested with Age
How much you sleep each night matters, but more importantly, it's about the quality and if you feel rested when you wake up.
Commonness of Races in Different Occupations
Some occupations are more race-dominant than others. This is the percentage of employed persons 16 years and older who are a given race or ethnicity for each.
We often associate high income with older people, but young people can also earn higher incomes. Let's see what those people studied and what they do for a living.
Attitudes towards tipping in the U.S.
Tipping seems to be in a confusing spot right now. On the one…
Jobs with Higher Income and Fewer Hours
So people earn a six-figure income without working all the time. What do they do?
Billion dollar natural disasters
For Bloomberg, Rachael Dottle and Leslie Kaufman go with the combo stacked area…
Oldest and Youngest, by State
States aren't uniformly young and old. Well, other than Maine. This is the breakdown by age group and regions.
Renting vs. Owning a Home, by State
Among households in the United States, 68% are owned and 32% are rented, based on estimates from the American Community Survey in 2021. That breakdown isn't uniform across the country though.
Most people have a job and receive wages in return, but that starts to change when you get into the higher income groups.
Excess Kia and Hyundai car thefts
In the middle of 2022, a popular video on TikTok, since taken down,…
Why South Koreans grew taller so quickly
As a world population, we’re growing taller, but South Koreans seemed to grow…
Southwest flight cancellations
There were a lot of flight cancellations this week, but Southwest Airlines is…
One home’s blackouts in Kyiv
Volodymyr Agafonkin and his family live in Kyiv, Ukraine. He visualized when the…
Gifts my true love gave to me over the 12 days of Christmas
From Reddit user neilrkaye. This is very important.…