Funnel Chart in Tableau

# Funnel Chart in Tableau

Vikram Singh
Assistant Manager - Content
Updated on May 11, 2022 17:59 IST

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

## Introduction

In this article, we will discuss the Funnel 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 a Funnel Chart?

The name of the Funnel chart came because of its funnel (a pipeline) like shape. Data is represented in various stages. It shows a progressive reduction of the data as it passes from one phase to another, i.e., the number of data in the first stage is highest and decreases as it moves to the next step.

These graphs are mainly used by the marketing and sales teams to track the growth or deficit records. It describes a sales funnel that measures the number of customers at each stage in the sales pipeline.

Example: A sales team of the loss-making company shows the total contribution of sales in the first 3 quarters as

Let’s understand how to create a Funnel Chart in Tableau with an example

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## Steps to create a Funnel Chart

We want to show category-wise profit using Funnel Chart.

• Connect a file (here, we will use Sample Super Store data)
• Drag and drop Profit in row shelf.
• Drag and drop Category into color in Mark pane
• Arrange into Ascending order
• Drag and drop Profit into size in the Mark pane
• Drag and drop Category into Label in the Mark pane
• We get the desired Funnel chart
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## Conclusion

In this article, we have discussed the Funnel Chart in Tableau with an example.