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Power BI – Stacked Column Chart

Stacked column chart in Power Bi

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

Stacked Column Chart is useful to compare multiple dimensions against a single measure. In a Stacked Column Chart, Axis is represented on X-axis and the data is represented on Y-axis.

So, Let’s start with an example

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

Step-2: Open Power Bi file and drag Stacked Column Chart to  Power BI Report page.

Step-3: Click any where on Stacked Column Chart & drag columns to Fields section, see below image for reference.

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

Stacked Bar Chart

Required Fields descriptions

  • Axis: Specify the Column that represent the Vertical Bars.
  • Legend: Specify the Column to divide the Vertical Bars.
  • Values: Any Numeric value such as Sales amount, Total Sales etc.

Step-4: Set Chart font size, font family, Title name, 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 column 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 column chart.
  • Title: Specified the Title name for Chart.


Stacked Column Chart Properties

Stacked Column Chart Properties

How to enable Total values for Stacked Chart Visual?

Refer this : Turn on Total labels for Stacked Chart

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