O'Reilly logo
  • Tammy LaBiche-Henley thinks this is interesting:

The stacked bar chart in Figure 6.3 is an example visual from the consulting world. Each consulting project has specific goals associated with it. Progress against those goals is assessed quarterly and designated as “Miss,” “Meet,” or “Exceed.” The stacked bar chart shows the percentage of total projects in each of these categories over time. As with prior examples, don’t worry too much about the details here; instead, reflect on what can be learned from the design considerations that went into creating this data visualization.


Cover of Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals


100% stacked bars are good to show a percentage comparison of a 100% total comparing each category and probable lining them up by with a sort