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100% Stacked Bar chart

100% stacked bar chart

A 100% stacked bar chart is used to display relative percentage of multiple data series in Stacked bar, where the total (cumulative) of each Stacked bar always equals 100%.

In a 100% stacked bar chart, Axis is represented on Y-axis and Value on X-axis.

Refer similar chart: Stacked Bar Chart

Let’s get started-

Download Sample dataset- Global_superstore_2016.xls

Follow these steps in order to create a 100% Stacked bar chart:

Step-1: Load Orders dataset from Global superstore file.




Step-2: Open Power BI file and drag 100% Stacked bar Chart visual into Power BI Report page.

Step-3: Now drag columns to Fields section, see below screen shot-

  • Axis: ‘Region’
  • Legend: ‘Category’
  • Value: ‘Sales’
100% Stacked bar chart Power BI

100% Stacked bar chart Power BI

Required Fields descriptions:

  • Axis: Specify the Column that represent the Horizontal Bars.
  • Legend: Specify the Column to divide the Horizontal Bars.
  • Values: Any Numeric value such as Sales amount, Total Sales etc.

Format the 100% Stacked bar Chart:

You can set the font size, font family, Title name, X axis, Y axis & Data labels colors for chart visual.




Click any where on chart then go to Format Section & set below properties-

  • General: Allows you to set X axis & Y axis, width & height of chart.
  • Legend: Set the font size, font-family, color & position of legend on chart.
  • Data colors: Here you can change the colors used for each series in the chart.
  • Y-Axis: Using this section allows you to modify the appearance of the Y-Axis section of this chart.
  • X-Axis: Using this section allows you to modify the appearance of the X-Axis section of this chart.
  • Data labels: Its enable the values for each category on chart & you can set the display unitposition & orientation of labels.
  • Zoom Slider: It enables zoom feature on chart, using this you can easily saw the small values on chart.
  • Title: Specified the Title name for Chart.
100% Stacked bar chart with Formatting

100% Stacked bar chart with Formatting

Implement Small multiples feature- Small multiples chart

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