5 Alternatives to Pie Charts

Pie Charts Pie charts are a popular visualisation choice used to represent a part-to-whole relationship. In other words, the ‘parts’ are proportional categories with a combined total of 100%. Its name is derived from how each section resembles a slice of pie. Pizza chart would be an equally appropriate name, but perhaps has less of a ring to it. Food references aside, pie charts are a default charting option in most visualisation tools such as Tableau and Power BI. However, those concerned with da ...