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How to Create a Pie Chart from a Pivot Table

We can easily create a Pie chart from a Pivot Table by using the Charts feature in excel. This enables us to visualize trends and make comparisons in our data. The steps below will walk through the process of creating a Pie Chart from a Pivot Table.

Figure 1- How to Create a Pie Chart from a Pivot Table

Setting up the Data

  • We will use the Grouped Sales data by Month in the Pivot Table of figure 2 to create a pie chart

Figure 2 – Setting up the Data

Creating the Pie Chart

  • We will click on anywhere within the Pivot Table
  • We will click on the Insert tab
  • We will click on the Pie Chart icon in the Charts section and select the type of Pie Chart we want

Figure 3- Click on Pie Chart Icon

Figure 4- Created 3-D Pie Chart

Figure 5- Created Doughnut Pie Chart

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