Bullet Charts

Devin Knight continues his custom visuals series:

The bullet chart is a variation of a bar graph but designed to address some of the problems that gauges have.

  • Allows you to split chart by categories

  • Visuals can be vertical or horizontal

Some of the visualizations in this series have been hit-or-miss for me.  I’m on the fence about bullet charts:  they seem potentially useful, but also rather dense.  I like my visuals to be self-explanatory, and I’d be concerned that if I showed this to management, I’d have to explain what’s going on in more detail than I’d like.

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