Tableau Pie Chart

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Tableau – Pie Chart

A pie chart represents data as slices of a circle with different sizes and colors. The slices are labeled and the numbers corresponding to each slice is also represented in the chart. You can select the pie chart option from the Marks card to create a pie chart.

Simple Pie Chart

Pick one dimension and one measure to make a basic pie chart. For instance, take the dimension named locale with the measure named benefit. Drop the Region dimension in the shadings and name marks. Drop the Profit measure into the size mark. Pick the chart type as Pie. The accompanying chart shows up which shows the 4 areas in different tones.

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Drill-Down Pie Chart

You can pick a dimension with pecking order and as you go further into the chain of command, the chart changes mirror the degree of the dimension picked. In the accompanying model, we take the dimension Sub-Category which has two additional levels – Manufacturer and Product Name. Take the measure benefit and drop it to the Labels mark. The accompanying pie chart shows up which shows the qualities for each slice.

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Going one more level into the hierarchy, we get the manufacturer as the label and the above pie chart changes to the following one.

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