Presentation of Statistical Data – Part 2

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Bar Charts or Diagrams

Bar diagram defined as thick line made thicker to draw attention of the viewer or reader. Bars can be drawn horizontally or vertically. Height of bar diagram shows value of variable.

Types of bar charts:

(a) Simple bar chart: It includes (i) single bar chart and (ii) Multiple bar charts.

(i) Single bar chart: Represent only one variable.

Only one variable single bar chart

Single Bar Chart

Only one variable single bar chart

(ii) Multiple bar charts: Represent more than one interrelated series data.

Multiple bar charts represent more than one interrelated series data

Multiple Bar Charts

Multiple bar charts represent more than one interrelated series data

(B) Component/sub divided bar charts: Used when a breakdown of total or series of totals is to be represented.

Component/sub divided bar charts used when a breakdown of total or series of totals is to be represented

Component/sub Divided Bar Charts

Component/sub divided bar charts used when a breakdown of total or series of totals is to be represented

Pie diagram:

  • It is a circle sub divided into components to present the proportion of different constituent parts of the total.

  • Known as Angular diagram. Used for presenting % break down of data.

  • Different components, proportions are also presented in terms of degree obtained by formula.

    Degree for a component/group

Pie diagram of montly family budget of the industrial worker of Pune

Pie Diagram Shown in Image

Pie diagram of montly family budget of the industrial worker of Pune

Time series line graph:

It records the relationship between two variables. It presented in form of line graphs.

Time series line graph records the relationship between two variables

Time Series Line Graph

Time series line graph records the relationship between two variables

It also possible to show two or more comparable dependent variables.

Time series line graph records the relationship between two variables

Time Series Line Graph of Two or More Variable

Time series line graph records the relationship between two variables

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