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Chart design

A guide on how best to structure charts commonly used in statistical commentary.

Chart type

Advice on which chart types are most appropriate to visualise the major relationships seen in data.


Advice on creating clear, usable presentation tables, published as part of a report.

Using colours

Resources and guidance on how best to use colour when visualising data and advice on accessibility.


Advice on when to use diagrams, how to keep them clear and simple, and how to make sure they are accessible.


How to structure and format your datasets and write effective dataset titles, summaries and information notes.