Sunburst charts are used to visualize hierarchical categorical data.
The demo below visualizes the hierarchy of the 27 feelings that derive from the core “happy” emotion:
Good to know
- The sunburst chart is a great choice to display data hierarchy in a compelling and effective manner.
- Sunburst charts are both easy to create and understand.
- The sunburst chart, similar to the pie chart, is a compact shape that makes it an efficient chart ideal for dashboards and/or small screens.
- When sunburst charts are overloaded with datasets, the audience faces challenges to both see and distinguish between the periphery's arcs.