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Sunday, July 19, 2020

Sankey Diagrams for Visualization

A reader reminded me that I had posted on the Sankey Diagram, a form of 'pie' chart with room for lots of relationships.    A kind of concept diagram too.    Even link to a blog with lots of examples.  Here is a re-post of that, with lots of new examples.

Also, I had forgotten this, Sankey Diagrams are available in Google Charts.

A Sankey diagram says more than 1000 pie charts

(Below one example, then lots more at the link) 

EU Food Flows 2011

This comprehensive and well-structured Sankey diagram on food production, waste and consumption is featured in an article  ‘Quantification of food waste per product group along the food supply chain in the European Union: a mass flow analysis by Carla Caldeira et al. (published as open access article under CC BY license in: Resources Conservation and Recycling · June 2019). The paper “presents a high-level top-down approach to food waste accounting in the European Union.” ... " 

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