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Power BI – Clustered Bar Chart

Clustered Bar Chart in Power Bi Desktop

Power BI Clustered bar chart is useful to display comparison of multiple series as in horizontal columns. Each data series shares the same axis labels, so horizontal bars are grouped by category.


Let’s understand with an example

Step-1: Open Power Bi file and take Clustered Bar Chart  from Visualization Pane to  Power Bi Report page.

Step-2: Click any where on Clustered Bar Chart & drag columns to Fields Section, see below image for reference.

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

Clustered Bar Chart

Required Fields descriptions

  • Axis: Specify the Column that represent the Horizontal Bars.
  • Legend: Display grouped by category data series as in Horizontal Bars.
  • Values: Any Numeric value such as Sales amount, Total Sales etc.

Formatting of clustered bar chart:

You can 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 chart.
  • Data colors: Using this section you can change the colors used for each series in the chart.
  • X-Axis: Using this section allows you to modify the appearance of the X-Axis section of this chart.
  • Y-Axis: Using this section allows you to modify the appearance of the Y-Axis section of this chart.
  • Data labels: Its enable values on bar chart & you can change color, background color, display unit and many more of Data labels.
  • Title: Specified the Title name for Chart.
Stacked Bar Chart Properties

Chart Properties

Refer- How to create small multiples chart

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