Picture Graphs

What is a Picture Graph? A Picture Graph (Image Chart, Pictorial Chart) is the type of a Bar Graph, which visualizes data and represents values in various categories using pictures, symbols, and clipart. The use of colorful and visually appealing pictures distinguishes Picture Graphs from run-of-the-mill bar charts; making them attractive and easier to remember.

Picture Graph is a valuable visual tool, which lets one summarize and visually represent information, statistical data. The Picture Graph is great in demonstrating comparisons between categories, and helps people to easier perceive complex information using pictures of graphs.

Typically, a Picture Graph has very broad usage. They many times used successfully in marketing, management, and manufacturing. The Picture Graphs Solution extends the capabilities of ConceptDraw PRO v10 with templates, samples, and a library of professionally developed vector stencils for designing Picture Graphs.


There is 1 library containing 35 objects in the Picture Graphs solution.

Design Elements — Picture Graphs

Design Elements — Picture Graphs

Examples

The samples you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw PRO using templates provided with the “Picture Graphs” 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 “Picture Graphs” solution is available for all ConceptDraw PRO v10 users.

Example 1: Regional Population Growth from 2010 to 2016

This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Picture Graphs Library from the Picture Graphs Solution. An experienced user spent 15 minutes creating this sample.

Using picture graphs for presentations allows you to strengthen your message with illustrations. Using the world map as a background in this example implies to the audience that the represented statistics apply all over the world.

Picture Graph

Example 2: 2007 Top 10 Countries by Military Expenditure PPP

This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Picture Graphs Library from the Picture Graphs Solution. An experienced user spent 7 minutes creating this sample.

Using specific symbols instead of regular colored bars makes picture graphs a much more descriptive tool. You can use tools from an existing library or find appropriate clipart in ConceptDraw’s collection.

Picture Graph (Coins)

Example 3: The Increse In Subscibers On YouTube to Anonymous' Videos

This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Picture Graphs Library from the Picture Graphs Solution. An experienced user spent 3 minutes creating this sample.

There are many cases when you have just some numbers to show and compare. This is not a reason to not use visual tools. You can produce a simple picture graph using memorable symbols to get the best visual presentation.

The Increse In Subscibers On YouTube to Anonymous' Videos

Example 4: Barrie Population

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

There are many cases in which you could use a set of graphs and charts. In this case, we recommend finding a style and color palette that suites each type of chart you use and use it for the whole set. This will help to make your visual story clear and solid.

Picture Graph for Statistics

Example 5: Picture Graph — Production of Biofuels

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

This sample illustrates dynamics in production of biofuel in different countries and lets visually compare the values. This information is incredibly useful for the companies which produce oil and for those who it sell, it lets to identify the most promising regions and areas requiring development, and gives you possibility to compare at-a-glance the current performance with ones in previous years.

Picture Graph — Production of Biofuels