Bar Chart

The old standby. The classic. The bar height or length represents data. The baseline starts at zero.

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Examples

NBA carry jobs

With professional basketball, we often hear about carry jobs. There’s one star player…

Decline of U.S. vaccination rate compared against Europe’s

Elian Peltier and Josh Holder for The New York Times highlight the vaccination…

Jobs that Marry Together the Most

Find out which jobs most often pair together among married couples.

Coming and Going Age Generations

Since no one has figured out how to defeat time, age generations come and go. This chart shows the generational breakdowns since 1920.

Varying demographics within the Asian American population

We often hear about the Asian American community as one big group of…

Half of coronavirus deaths were in the winter

You probably knew that coronavirus deaths have been in the several thousands per…

Age generations in the U.S. Senate, over time

With this straightforward unit chart, wcd.fyi shows which generation each Senate member belonged…

Climate change in 2020

It used to be that climate changed seemed like something far off in…

NBA Players Traded, Historical Percentages

It seems like there’s been more player movement than usual over the years. Didn’t players used to play on a single team for the entirety of their careers?

Spike past 100k Covid-19 cases in a day

Meanwhile… based on estimates from The COVID Tracking Project, the United States had…

Early voting volumes

As you might expect, early voting volume is high across the country. In…

Covid-19 cases and state partisanship

From Dan Goodspeed, the bar chart race is back. The length of the…

NBA playoff win probabilities, animated over time

FiveThirtyEight publishes win probabilities for NBA games throughout the season. During the playoffs,…

Google search trends dataset for Covid-19 symptoms

Google released a search trends dataset earlier this month. Using this dataset, Adam…

Shift of Covid-19 deaths to medium and small cities

When this all started, Covid-19 was impacting large cities at a much higher…

Tracking the mail

With mail-in ballots looking to be more common than ever this year, NYT’s…