Divided Bar Diagrams

A Divided Bar Graph is a rectangle divided into smaller rectangles along its length that represent in proportion the data which it represents. Segments in a Divided Bar represent a set of quantities according to the different proportions of the total amount. Divided Bars are used for visual representation and analysis the collected information. The Divided Bar Chart is used for comparative purposes in many fields; especially in marketing, business, economics, statistics, etc. They are also useful when used to depict changes over time.

It is effective to use different colors and color intensities in the design of your Divided Bar Graphs, to visually emphasize important points and aspects of comparisons; and to focus audience attention when used in presentations, meetings, and discussions.

The Divided Bar Diagrams Solution extends the capabilities of ConceptDraw PRO v10 with templates, samples, and a library of vector stencils for drawing high impact and professional Divided Bar Diagrams and Graphs, Bar Diagram Math, and Stacked Graph.


There is 1 library containing 10 vector objects in the Divided Bar Diagrams solution.

Design Elements — Divided Bar Diagrams

Design Elements — Divided Bar Diagrams

Examples

The samples you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw PRO using templates provided with the “Divided Bar Diagrams” solution. These documents demonstrate some of the solution's capabilities, and the results you can achieve.

All source documents are vector graphic documents. They are available for reviewing, modifying or converting to a variety of formats (Bitmap Image, PDF, PowerPoint Presentation or MS Visio) from the ConceptDraw Solution Park. The “Divided Bar Diagrams” solution is available for all ConceptDraw PRO v10 users.

Template: Divided Bar Diagram

Divided Bar Diagram Template

Example 1: Global Natural Gas Consumption

This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Divided Bar Diagrams Library from the Divided Bar Diagrams Solution. An experienced user spent 5 minutes creating this sample.

Using a divided bar graph to compare data, you have many tools at your disposal to focus attention on different aspects of the comparison. One such tool is the order in which you put categories. You can use geographical, alphabetical or any other aspect of your data to highlights the main ideas of the comparison.

Divided Bar Diagram

Example 2: Petroleum Products Yielded from One Barrel of Crude Oil

This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Divided Bar Diagrams Library from the Divided Bar Diagrams Solution. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating this sample.

Using balanced color palettes makes divided bar diagrams stylish and attractive for modern presentations and infographics. We recommend keeping data as balanced as these color palates, using a limited number of categories. This allows you to keep your divided bar diagram as easy to read as it is pleasant to see.

Stylish Divided Bar Diagram for Infographics

Example 3: Composition of Estates

This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Divided Bar Diagrams Library from the Divided Bar Diagrams Solution. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating this sample.

This example shows a combination of two divided bar diagrams. Looking at this diagram, you need just a few seconds to understand that the composition of estates has significantly changed. You can then pay attention to each bar to analyze and compare categories, individually.

Divided Bar Chart

Example 4: Composition of State Government Revenue

This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Divided Bar Diagrams Library from the Divided Bar Diagrams Solution. An experienced user spent 5 minutes creating this sample.

Using divided bar graph to compare data provides you with plenty of opportunities to use methods that allow you to focus the attention of your audience to particular aspects of the comparison. The order you put categories is one of such methodologies. In the case below, the order of the categories is enhanced by intensity of color. The extrema are marked with minimum and maximum color intensity, respectively.

Divided Bar Diagram Example

Example 5: London Election Results

This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Divided Bar Diagrams Library from the Divided Bar Diagrams Solution. An experienced user spent 5 minutes creating this sample.

This example demonstrates using a combination of divided bar diagrams for comparing statistics. Adding axes makes this comparison easier to read.

Divided Bar Diagram for Comparing Statistics