Geo charts

Use a geo chart to show a map of a country, continent, or region. The values for each location are shown with colors. For example, create a map that shows the population of countries in Europe.

Learn how to add & edit a chart.

How to format your data

  • First column: Enter location names or region codes.
  • Second column: Enter numeric data. You can also add a category name (optional).
  • Rows: Each row represents a different location on the chart. You can also add a category name to the rows, instead of the columns (optional).

Examples

Sales per country
Region Sales
United States $3,500,000
England $2,200,000
Australia $1,700,000
Germany $2,700,000

 

Geo chart showing sales by country

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Coffee production
Country Coffee production
Brazil 30%
Vietnam 20%
Columbia 20%
Indonesia 15%
Ethiopia 10%
India 5%

 

A geo chart showing coffee production

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Other types of Geo charts

Geo chart with markers

Use a geo chart with markers when you want to show data for a location using a circular marker. The marker size is based on the data for each location.

How to format your data

Format row and column data like a geo chart.

Example

Internet usage

Country Internet usage
United States 30%
Germany 25%
France 20%
Taiwan 10%
Netherlands 5%
United Kingdom 10%

 

Customize a geo chart

  1. On your computer, open a spreadsheet in Google Sheets.
  2. Double-click the chart you want to change.
  3. At the right, click Customize.
  4. Choose an option:
    • Chart style: Change background color or font.
    • Geo: Choose a region or change location colors.

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