Excel Chart Templates - Free Downloads

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Excel provides almost 50 ready-to-use chart types, below you will find chart templates available for download.

Excel also allows almost unlimited chart customizations, by which you can create many other advanced chart types. Below you will also find these advanced chart templates available for download.

Advanced Chart Templates

gauge chart free template download

Gauge Chart

Also known as: Dial Chart, Speedometer Chart

Description: Gauge charts use needles to show information as a reading on a dial. They are often used when comparing KPIs or business results against a stated goal.

Learn More: Gauge Chart Tutorial

Tornado chart in Excel

Tornado Chart

Also known as: Sales Funnel Chart, Butterfly Chart

Description: A Tornado Chart is a modified version of the bar chart where the data categories are displayed vertically in a way that resembles a tornado.

Learn More: Tornado Chart Tutorial


Burndown Chart

Also known as: N/A

Description: Burndown charts represent work left to do vs. time. It is useful for predicting when all work will be completed.

Learn More: Burndown Chart Tutorial

step chart free template download

Step Chart

Also known as: N/A

Description: A Step Chart is a line chart that uses vertical and horizontal lines to connect data points in a series, creating a step-like progression.

Learn More: Step Chart Tutorial

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Thermometer Chart

Also known as: Goal Chart

Description: Thermometer charts show the current completed percentage of a task or goal relative to the goal.

Learn More: Thermometer Tutorial

Quadrant chart in Excel

Quadrant Chart

Also known as: N/A

Description: Quadrant charts are scatter charts with a background that is divided into four equal sections, allowing you to categorize data points into the four quadrants

Learn More: Quadrant Tutorial

Ogive graph in Excel

Ogive Chart

Also known as: Cumulative Frequency Graph

Description: Ogive charts are graphs used in statistics to illustrate cumulative frequencies.

Learn More: Ogive Chart Tutorial

Bullet graph in Excel

Bullet Chart

Also known as: Steven Few's Bullet Graph

Description: A modified column or bar chart used for tracking performance(s) against goal(s). Alternative to Gauge chart.

Learn More: Bullet Chart Tutorial

mekko chart template

Mekko Chart

Also known as: Marimekko Chart, Mosaic Plot

Description: 2D stacked chart where the column width usually represents the relative size of a segment and the height breaks down each segment.

Learn More: Mekko Chart Tutorial

bell curve plot template

Normal Distribution Curve

Also known as: Bell Curve, Gaussian Curve, Bell Plot

Description: Symmetrical graph that illustrates the tendency of data to cluster around the mean.

Learn More: Bell Curve Tutorial

stem and leaf plot free template

Stem and Leaf Plot

Also known as: Stemplot

Description: Diagram that splits each data point into a "stem" (the first number(s)) and "leaf" (usually last digit) to display the frequency distribution of a data set.

Learn More: Bell Curve Tutorial

Polar plot free template

Polar Plot

Also known as: N/A

Description: A polar plot is used to define points in space within what is called the polar coordinate system.

Learn More: Polar Plot Tutorial

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Venn Diagram

Also known as: N/A

Description: A Venn Diagram uses circles to show relationships among sets where sets have some commonalities.

Learn More: Venn Diagram Tutorial

Panel chart in Excel free template

Panel Chart

Also known as: N/A

Description: Panel charts are charts that have multiple regions, each region displaying a different set of data, rather than showing all data in a single region.

Learn More: Panel Chart Tutorial

Excel Basic Chart Templates

column chart template free download

Column Charts

Description: A Column Chart is a data visualization where each item is represented by a rectangle, where the magnitude of the values determines the height of the rectangle.

Learn More: Column Chart Tutorial

bar chart free template download

Bar Charts

Description: A Bar Chart is a data visualization where each item is represented by a rectangle, where the magnitude of the values determines the width of the rectangle.

Learn More: Bar Chart Tutorial

area chart free template download

Area Charts

Description: An Area Chart is similar to a line chart, except the area below the line is colored in to emphasize magnitude.

Learn More: Area Chart Tutorial

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Line Charts

Description: A line chart is a graph that uses lines to connect individual data points over a time interval.

Learn More: Line Chart Tutorial

candlestick chart excel

Candlestick Charts

Description: A candlestick chart shows the open, high, low, close prices of an asset over a period of time.

Learn More: Candlestick Chart Tutorial