The bar chart below shows the top countries by average internet speed in Q4 of 2015. South Korea holds a significant advantage, almost 8Mpbs faster than second place Sweden. Data rows are used to show the percent of requests that were above 10 and 15Mbps. Includes business and residential connection speeds but excludes mobile connections.
Bar chart showing top 10 countries by internet speed (Q4 2015 Mbps)
This chart was built with the Aploris add-in for PowerPoint.
The line chart below shows the amazing growth of Bitcoin value over the last year. A delta bridge highlights the 1217% growth!
Line chart showing Bitcoin value over the last year
This line chat was built using Aploris on a Mac with macOS. The delta bridge is a standard feature an can be inserted in a couple of clicks.
The Mariekko chart below shows how many sites social US news users get news from. Each column represents a social site and the rows indicate the percentage for their US users that get news from just that site, 2 sites (that plus another), or 3 or more sites. The width of each column represents the percentage of social news users that use that site.
Facebook has the largest number of social news users and 50% of them only rely on Facebook for news.
Mekko chart showing how many sites social news users get news from
This chart was built with the Aploris chart creator add-in on PowerPoint for Mac.
The stacked bar chart below shows US app store revenue per active iPhone. Game apps make up the majority of spend. Revenue per iPhone increased 14% between 2015 and 2016. The data column to the right of the chart provides the growth for each category.
Stacked bar chart showing US app store revenue per active iPhone; focus on top 5 categories
This chart was built using PowerPoint and the Aploris add-in on a Mac.
The stacked bar chart below shows the number of Netflix titles across TV shows and movies in select countries. The US has the largest library, Morocco the smallest. A data row below the chart is used to compare the country’s library size with the US. For example, Canada has only ~55% of the number of titles as the US.
Stacked bar chart showing number of Netflix TV shows and movies in select countries
This chart was built using PowerPoint and the Aploris add-in.
The stacked bar chart below shows the number of votes and comments by Product Hunt users on a monthly basis. In addition, a data row is used to show the number of products featured.
Growth arrows are used to show the compounded monthly growth rate of comments and votes. Over the last 11 months, the growth rate has stalled to 1% compared to the 24% achieved over the previous 12 months.
Stacked bar chart showing Product Hunt user votes and comments on a monthly basis
This bar chart was built in PowerPoint using the Aploris for Mac add-in. Aploris enables users to quickly create a variety of charts including Mekkos and Gantt charts. In addition, with Aploris you can add visual elements like growth arrows, delta bridges, and data rows/columns.
The bar chart below shows examples of what the world does on the Internet in a minute. A logarithmic scale is used to effectively show a broad range of values. For example 204M emails were sent, 104k Skype calls were made, and just 120 new LinkedIn accounts were created. This wide range can all be clearly shown on the same chart using a log axis.
In Aploris, you can change an axis to a logarithmic axis by right-clicking and selecting the log axis option. This feature is available on both our Mac and PC versions.
Bar chart showing what we do in an Internet minute
The Mekko chart below shows monthly visits to major social networking sites by gender. The width of each column is proportional to total number of monthly visitors. The x-axis is visible and labelled too. Within each column the segment height is proportional to percent of female/male users.
The largest social networking sites, YouTube and Facebook, have roughly and equal number of male and female users each. Soundcloud has the highest proportion of male users (61%) and Tumblr has the highest proportion of female users (72%).
This Mekko or Marimeko chart was built on Mac with OS X using Aploris and PowerPoint for Mac.
Mekko chart showing monthly visits to social networking sites by gender
The line chart below shows the percent of American adults who use social networking sites by age between 2005 and 2015. A separate line is used for each age group.
As expected, young adults (18-29) are most likely to use social networking sites. However, adoption for those 65 and older has significantly increased over the last 10 years.
Line chart showing social media usage by age group for American adults
The chart above was built using Aploris. Aploris is a plug-in for PowerPoint (Mac and PC) that enables the effective creation of a variety of insightful charts including waterfall and Mekko charts.
The stacked bar chart below displays the projected growth of global consumer Internet traffic between 2014 and 2019. There are 4 primary segments: Internet video, web/email/data, file sharing, and online gaming. Overall, consumer internet traffic is expected to grow 27% annually. Internet video is the largest contributor to growth and file sharing is expected to stay flat.
Stacked bar chart built by Aploris displaying consumer Internet traffic between 2014 and 2019
We use the data column to the right of the chart to show the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for each segment. In addition, with Aploris you can add a CAGR arrow at the top of the chart with just a few clicks. Aploris was used with Office for Mac to create this chart.