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Power BI – Stacked Bar Chart

Stacked Bar Chart in Power Bi Desktop

Power BI Stacked Bar chart & Stacked Column Chart both are most usable visuals in Power BI.

Stacked Bar chart is useful to compare multiple dimensions against a single measure. In a stacked bar chart, Axis is represented on Y-axis and Value on X-axis.

Note: Refer 100% Stacked Bar Chart in Power BI.



Let’s start with an example

Step-1: Download Sample data : SuperStoreUS-2015.xlxs

Step-2: Open Power Bi file and drag Stacked Bar chart from Visualization Pane to Power Bi Report page.

Step-3:  Click any where on bar chart then go to Format section pane & drag columns to Fields, see below image for your reference.

  • Axis: ‘Region’
  • Legend: ‘Product Category’
  • Value: ‘Sales’
Stacked Bar Chart Power Bi

Stacked Bar Chart Power Bi



Required Fields description

  • 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.

 

Step-4: Set Chart font size, font family, X axis, Y axis & Data labels colors.

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  Bar chart.
  • Data colors: Using this section 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 values on bar chart.
Stacked Bar Chart Properties

Stacked Bar Chart Properties

 

How to enable Total values for Stacked Chart Visual?

Refer this : Turn on Total labels for Stacked Chart

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