How to Create Pivot Chart in Excel

In this lesson, you can learn how to use a Pivot Chart.

Data preparation

Pivot Chart is similar to the traditional, but has some additional features useful for the analysis of data.

I have prepared table with sales data:

pivot chart sales data set

Creativg Pivot Chart

Next go to Ribbon. Click Insert -> Pivot Table -> Pivot Chart

insert pivot chart

Dialog box appears. Choose here range of table with headers.

Create PivotTable

Now you can create your own Pivot Chart.

pivot chart inserting

Choose fields which you want to put on the Pivot Chart.

pivot field list

Here's how the Pivot Chart looks. In fact it is a better version of Column Chart.

pivot chart basic

You can click Country or Customer button to filter values.

pivot chart filter

Excel inerted also a Pivot Table in your Spreadsheet.

pivot chart pivot table

You can change Pivot Chart by changing this Pivot Table. Pivot Chart shows the same values which you see in this Pivot Table.

Try to update / filter / change data in Pivot Table and see, how the Pivot Chart changed.

Download free spreadsheet here