Using the sunburst chart type in Microsoft Excel 2019

The sunburst chart type in Excel 2019 is definitely an enhancementover the normal pie charts and doughnut charts. When creating a Piechart, only one data series can be plotted per Pie chart. When doughnutcharts were added to the Chart Typelist, it solved the problem by being able to add more than one dataseries to a chart, but only presented data in circles and is quite amessy read. With the sunburst chart type, hierarchical data can beplotted. Let’s have a look at this stunning chart type!

When selecting data for this chart type, do not include the columnheadings. An example of a sunburst chart can be seen in the followingscreenshot:

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