Box and Whisker Chart in Tableau

Box and Whisker Chart in Tableau

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Vikram Singh
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Updated on May 11, 2022 18:02 IST

In this article we will discuss one of the type of chart in tableau i.e. Box and Whisker Chart in Tableau with an example.

Introduction

In this article, we will discuss the Box and Whisker Chart in the tableau.

Tableau is a data visualization tool that allows drawing different charts and graphs using Show me with just simple drag and drop.

Tableau Show Me has 24 different charts.

Each chart in the tableau corresponds to a minimum number of dimensions, measures, bins, etc.

What is Box and Whisker Chart?

• Use to show the distribution of a set of a data
• Box-and-Whisker plots are divided into two parts
• Box: Consists of the median, first, and third quartile of the data
• Whisker: Consists of the data with 1.5 times IQR (IQR = first quartile – third quartile)
• Box plot takes one or measure and zero or more dimensions

Let’s understand how to create a Box and Whisker chart in Tableau with an example

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Steps to create a Box and Whisker Chart

We want to show category-wise discount discount in ship mode using box and whisker plot

• Connect a file (here, we will use Sample SuperStore data)
• Drag the Category into the column shelf
• Drag the Discountinto the row shelf
• Tableau creates a vertical axis and displays a bar chart
• This is a default chart type ( one dimension and one column)
• Drag Ship Mode into the column shelf, right to the Category
• We get, the two-level hierarchy of dimensions from the left two the right
• Now from the Show Me (Right Side Top), Select the Box and Whisker
• We get the desired box and whisker chart

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Conclusion

In this article, we have discussed the Box and Whisker Chart in Tableau with an example.

Through a series of articles, we will cover all the topics in-depth with examples.