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Types of charts & graphs in Looker Studio

Use a scorecard to display a summary of a single metric. Learn more about scorecards.
Chart variations: Scorecard with compact numbers.

Use a table to turn your data into a chart that can be sorted and paged. Learn more about tables.

Chart variations: Table with bars, table with heatmap.

 Pivot table
Use a pivot table to reorganize and summarize your data. Learn more about pivot tables.
Chart variations:
 Time series

Use a time series chart to look at how your data changes over time. Learn more about time series charts.

Chart variations: Sparkline chart, smoothed time series chart.

 Bar and Column

Use a column chart to show one or more categories, or groups, of data, especially if each category has subcategories. Learn more about bar and column charts.

Chart variations: Bar chart, stacked column chart, 100% stacked column chart, stacked bar chart, 100% stacked bar chart.


Use a pie chart to show data as "slices of pie," or proportions of a whole. Learn more about pie charts.

Chart variations: Donut chart


Use a combo chart to show each data series as a different marker type, either a column or a line. Learn more about combo charts.

Chart variations: Stacked combo chart, line chart, smoothed line chart.


Use a geo chart to show a map of a country, continent, or region. The values for each location will be shown with colors. Learn more about geo charts.

 Google Maps
Use a Google Map to  explore geographic data. Learn more about Google Maps.
Chart variations: Bubble map, filled map, heat map, line map.

Use an area chart to emphasize graphically the differences of changes in value between categories of data. Learn more about area charts.

Chart variations: Stacked area chart, 100% stacked area chart.


Use a scatter chart to show numeric coordinates along the horizontal (X) and vertical (Y) axes and to look for trends and patterns between two variables. Learn more about scatter charts.

Chart variations: Bubble chart


Use a bullet chart to track progress of a given metric towards a range of goals. Learn more about bullet charts.

See also: Gauge chart.


Use a gauge to see how well a given metric is performing against a target goal. Learn more about gauge charts.

Chart variations: Gauge with range.

See also: Bullet chart.

 Tree map

Use a tree map to show a data tree, where objects are organized into parent-child hierarchies. Learn more about tree map charts.

Use a sankey chart to display a flow from one set of values to another. Learn more about sankey charts.
 Community visualizations
Use a chart created by third-party developers to display your data in various ways. Learn more about community visualizations.

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