Solved

excel chart

Posted on 2013-11-19
3
426 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-21
I would like to make a chart of the attached spreadsheet data that shows the number or percentage of cities with a population of 0-999, 1000-1999, 2000-2999, etc...

What steps do I follow in excel 2013 to make such a chart?
ARcities.xlsx
0
Comment
Question by:roosterup
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Rob Henson
ID: 39660640
I have had a play with the data and grouped the values by rounding the population up to the next 1000.

With this grouping by 1000, you are going to have a lot of groups, 34 in total.

I have then Grouped the data using a Pivot table, counting the groups.

I have then drawn a Pie Chart (much as I don't like them) but it doesn't really show much. One big slice (approx 62%) for those with less than 1000 and lots of thin slivers for the rest.

If you were to condense the number of groups, eg 0 - 9,999; 10,000 to 19,999 etc, this would help considerably.
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Rob Henson
ID: 39660663
Grouping by 10,000 doesn't seem to help much either.

92% less than 10k, 9 other groups.
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
samrad1 earned 500 total points
ID: 39661897
I condensed the groups some using formulas (countif), you can add your own numbers there to change the groupings and labels and the chart should auto update.

A typical formula would be like:
=COUNTIF($C2:$C$501,"<" & G4) - SUM($F$5:F5)
ARcities-samrad.xlsx
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Drop Down List with Unique/Distinct Values (enhancing the Combo-Box with a few steps and a little code) David miller (dlmille) Intro Have you ever created a data validation list from a database field or spreadsheet column (e.g., Zip Codes or Co…
This code takes an Excel list of URL’s and adds a header titled “URL List”. It then searches through all URL’s in column “A”, looking for duplicates. When a duplicate is found, it is moved to the top of the list. The duplicate URL’s are then highlig…
The viewer will learn how to use the =DISCRINV command to create a discrete random variable, use this command to model a set of probabilities and outcomes in a Monte Carlo simulation, and learn how to find the standard deviation of a set of probabil…
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates how to create Excel charts: column, area, line, bar, and scatter charts. Formatting tips are provided as well.

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now