Query: How to create Area

Area: A type of chart which presents how related data attributes changed over time, showing the overall trend of their total value.

Area chart Instructions - The sample chart uses the International Financial Statistics (IFS) dataset and displays GDP data components from 2000 through 2005.

Users may follow the steps below to replicate the below chart. 



Select Area from View

Step 1: Select time
Step 2: Select indicator
  • Click on the plus sign next to Legend and select Indicator       
  • In the Indicator attribute, click on 
  • From the pop up dialogue, do a right click, go to Hierarchy and select Default.  Thereafter, do the following:  
  • Click on National Accounts, then
  • Click on Expenditures, then
  • Click on Nominal, then
  • Click on Final Consumption Expend., Nominal, then
  • Select the following indicators: "Household Consumption Expenditure, incl. NPISHs, Nominal, Euros" and "Government Consumption Expenditure, Nominal, Euros".  Click Apply and OK. 
ALSO

  • Click on National Accounts, then
  • Click on Income, Savings, and Investment, then
  • Click on Nominal, then
  • Click on Net Capital Transfers Receivable from the Rest of the World, Nominal, then
  • Select the following indicator: "Gross Fixed Capital Formation, Euro".  Click Apply and OK. 
ALSO
  • Click on National Accounts, then
  • Click on Income, Savings, and Investment, then
  • Click on Nominal, then
  • Click on Memorandum Items, Nominal, then
  • Select the following indicator: "Changes in Inventories, Euro".  Click Apply and OK.  
ALSO
  • Click on National Accounts, then
  • Click on Expenditures, then
  • Click on Nominal, then
  • Click on External Sector, Nominal, then
  • Select the following indicators: "Exports of Goods and Services, Euros" and "Imports of Goods and Services, Euros".  Click Apply and OK.  
  • For detailed instructions: Query: How to find the indicator for which I want data?
Step 3: Select country

Hints: 
  • To quickly find an indicator, country or time period, use the provided search box. 
  • Place cursor over the 'play' icon to see the graph change over time or select each year separately to view it.
  • The system allows dragging and dropping variables between attributes (or by clicking on the wheel icon ) in the Data View pane for different results.

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