Column chart

Screenshot of a Datawrapper column chart
Datawrapper column charts handle dates as well as categories.
Create a column chart
It’s free & no sign-up is needed.

Our column charts: Annotated, interactive, responsive.

Simple to create and customize.

Customize your column chart until it’s perfect.

As soon as you upload your data, you will see a beautiful column chart – but every data set is different, and we want to help you communicate it best.

Changing the colors? Turning off gridlines? Increasing the space between columns? It’s all possible. Just click around until you’re happy.

Learn how you can customize a Datawrapper column chart in our Academy
Screenshot of the Datawrapper app and the creation of a column chart
Show what happens and why with annotations

Annotations are great to highlight certain data points or to explain why your data looks the way it does – and it Datawrapper, you can add them with one click.

Read about the annotations feature on our blog
Screenshot of the Datawrapper app and how an annotation is placed
Let readers discover the underlying data as a hover effect.

Showing all data values would lead to lots of overlapping labels. That’s why we make it possible to display only the ones that are important to your reader. Try it out yourself: Hover over or tap on a column in this chart.

Responsive
Like all Datawrapper visualizations, our maps look beautiful on desktop devices, tablets, and smartphones.
Colorblind check
Benefit from our colorblindness simulator that automatically flags problematic colors. Learn more in this article.
Comes in your design
Send us your style guide and we’ll create a custom chart theme for your brand, 100% white-labeled.
Highlight areas
Use our vertical and horizontal range highlights to mark time ranges, like the data that’s projected.
Live-updating
All our visualizations can update themselves periodically. Simply link to an external CSV or Google Sheet. Learn more.
PNG, SVG, PDF export
Export every visualization as PNG, SVG or PDF and continue working on them in e.g. Adobe Illustrator.
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Need help creating Datawrapper charts?

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Over 100 Academy articles explain how to create each chart type, step by step. Plus how to upload data, embed charts, what to consider when creating tooltips
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Example of a Datawrapper column chart Create a column chart
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