Sunburst charts are used to visualize categorical data composition.
The demo below displays the composition of the Urban vs rural road fatalities in 2017.
Good to know
- Sunburst charts are easy to create and simple to understand.
- The sunburst chart is a great choice to visualize data composition in a compelling and effective manner.
- The sunburst chart, like the pie chart, offers a compact shape that makes it an ideal chart to fit into a dashboard and small screens.
- When sunburst charts are overloaded with datasets, the audience will be challenged to distinguish between the periphery's arcs.
AccessibilityThe sunburst chart can be easily adapted to suit the color-blind community (see below), by adding a monochrome chart with borders.
InformationLearn more about how to create a sunburst chart.