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How to create a chart with both percentage and value in Excel?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2022-07-22

It is easy for us to add percentage or value to the bar or column chart, but, have you ever tried to create a column or bar chart with both percentage and value displayed in Excel?

Create a chart with both percentage and value in Excel

Create a stacked chart with percentage by using a powerful feature

Create a chart with both percentage and value in Excel

To solve this task in Excel, please do with the following step by step:

1. Select the data range that you want to create a chart but exclude the percentage column, and then click Insert > Insert Column or Bar Chart > 2-D Clustered Column Chart, see screenshot:

2. After inserting the chart, then, you should insert two helper columns, in the first helper column-Column D, please enter this formula: =B2*1.15, and then drag the fill handle down to the cells, see screenshot:

3. And then, in the second helper column, Column E, enter this formula: =B2&CHAR(10)&" ("&TEXT(C2,"0%")&")", and drag the fill handle down to the cells that you want to use, see screenshot:

4. Then, select the created chart, and right click, choose Select Data from the context menu, see screenshot:

5. In the Select Data Source dialog box, click Add button, see screenshot:

6. And then, under the Series values section, select the data in the first helper column, see screenshot:

7. Then, click OK button, this new data series has been inserted into the chart, and then, please right click the new inserted bar, and choose Format Data Series, see screenshot:

8. In the Format Data Series pane, under the Series Options tab, select Secondary Axis from the Plot Series On section, and you will get the below screenshot shown:

9. Then, right click the chart, and choose Select Data, in the Select Data Source dialog box, click the Series2 option from the left list box, and then click Edit button, see screenshot:

10. And in the Axis Labels dialog, select the second helper column data, see screenshot:

11. Click OK button, then, go on right click the bar in the char, and choose Add Data Labels > Add Data Labels, see screenshot:

12. And the values have been added into the chart as following screenshot shown:

13. Then, please go on right click the bar, and select Format Data Labels option, see screenshot:

14. In the Format Data Labels pane, please check Category Name option, and uncheck Value option from the Label Options, and then, you will get all percentages and values are displayed in the chart, see screenshot:

15. In this step, you should fill the helper column data series as no color, click to select the data series bar, and then click Shape Fill > No Fill under the Format tab, see screenshot:

16. At last, right click the secondary axis, and choose Format Axis option from the context menu, see screenshot:

17. In the Format Axis pane, select None options from the Major type, Minor type and Label Position drop down list separately, see screenshot:

Create a stacked chart with percentage by using a powerful feature

Sometimes, you may want to create a stacked chart with percentage, in this case, Kutools for Excel supports an amazing feature - Stacked Chart with Percentage, with this feature, you can create a stacked chart with percenatge only several clicks as below demo shown.

Note:To apply this Stacked Chart with Percentage, firstly, you should download the Kutools for Excel, and then apply the feature quickly and easily.

After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as this:

1. Click Kutools > Charts > Category ComparisonStacked Chart with Percentage, see screenshot:

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2. In the Stacked column chart with percentage dialog box, specify the data range, axis labels and legend series from the original data range separately, see screenshot:

3. Then click OK button, and a prompt message is popped out to remind you some intermediate data will be created as well, please just click Yes button, see screenshot:

4. And then, a stacked column chart with percentage has been created at once, see screenshot:

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Is it possible for us to apply this to a comparative chart (which contains two variables, for example, Yes/No data)? If possible, how then? Thank you.
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Any help for picking up value only it falls between 85% to 99% else blank.
Such as A is 10 and in B if we put any number , and in C it show the value only if it is fals between 85% to 99% of A
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Thank you so much, the article was extremely helpful!
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