Sankey diagrams are suitable to illustrate the data flow of categorical data.
The demo below visualizes the flow of the estimated US energy consumption in 2017.
Good to know
- A sankey diagram is an appealing and stylish chart.
- A sankey diagram offers a quick overview of the dataset.
- A sankey diagram´s compact shape makes it an effective chart to leverage in dashboards and small screens.
- A sankey diagram can be complex to understand, particularly for a non-dataviz savvy audience.