Highcharts Donut Chart

In the previous chapters, we learned how to setup highcharts library and how to create a chart with required configurations using highcharts library in our webpage. Now, we will learn how to create a donut chart using highcharts library with examples.

Highcharts Donut Chart Example

Following is the example of creating a donut chart by setting the required chart properties using highcharts library.

 

<html>

<head>

    <title>Highcharts Donut Chart</title>

    <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.4.1.min.js"></script>

    <script src="https://code.highcharts.com/highcharts.js"></script>

    <script src="https://code.highcharts.com/modules/exporting.js"></script>

    <script src="https://code.highcharts.com/modules/export-data.js"></script>

    <script type="text/javascript">

        $(function() {

            var colors = Highcharts.getOptions().colors,

                categories = [

                    'Chrome',

                    'Firefox',

                    'Internet Explorer',

                    'Safari',

                    'Edge',

                    'Opera',

                    'Other'

                ],

                data = [{

                    y: 62.74,

                    color: colors[2],

                    drilldown: {

                        name: 'Chrome',

                        categories: [

                            'Chrome v65.0',

                            'Chrome v64.0',

                            'Chrome v63.0',

                            'Chrome v62.0',

                            'Chrome v61.0',

                            'Chrome v60.0',

                            'Chrome v59.0',

                            'Chrome v58.0',

                            'Chrome v57.0',

                            'Chrome v56.0',

                            'Chrome v55.0',

                            'Chrome v54.0',

                            'Chrome v51.0',

                            'Chrome v49.0',

                            'Chrome v48.0',

                            'Chrome v47.0',

                            'Chrome v43.0',

                            'Chrome v29.0'

                        ],

                        data: [0.1, 1.3, 53.02, 1.4, 0.88, 0.56, 0.45, 0.49, 0.32, 0.29, 0.79, 0.18, 0.13, 2.16, 0.13, 0.11, 0.17, 0.26]

                    }

                }, {

                    y: 10.57,

                    color: colors[1],

                    drilldown: {

                        name: 'Firefox',

                        categories: [

                            'Firefox v58.0',

                            'Firefox v57.0',

                            'Firefox v56.0',

                            'Firefox v55.0',

                            'Firefox v54.0',

                            'Firefox v52.0',

                            'Firefox v51.0',

                            'Firefox v50.0',

                            'Firefox v48.0',

                            'Firefox v47.0'

                        ],

                        data: [1.02, 7.36, 0.35, 0.11, 0.1, 0.95, 0.15, 0.1, 0.31, 0.12]

                    }

                }, {

                    y: 7.23,

                    color: colors[0],

                    drilldown: {

                        name: 'Internet Explorer',

                        categories: [

                            'Internet Explorer v11.0',

                            'Internet Explorer v10.0',

                            'Internet Explorer v9.0',

                            'Internet Explorer v8.0'

                        ],

                        data: [6.2,0.29,0.27,0.47]

                    }

                }, {

                    y: 5.58,

                    color: colors[3],

                    drilldown: {

                        name: 'Safari',

                        categories: ['Safari v11.0''Safari v10.1''Safari v10.0''Safari v9.1''Safari v9.0''Safari v5.1'],

                        data: [3.39,0.96,0.36,0.54,0.13,0.2]

                    }

                }, {

                    y: 4.02,

                    color: colors[5],

                    drilldown: {

                        name: 'Edge',

                        categories: ['Edge v16''Edge v15''Edge v14''Edge v13'],

                        data: [2.6,0.92,0.4,0.1]

                    }

                }, {

                    y: 1.92,

                    color: colors[4],

                    drilldown: {

                        name: 'Opera',

                        categories: ['Opera v50.0''Opera v49.0''Opera v12.1'],

                        data: [0.96,0.82,0.14]

                    }

                }, {

                    y: 7.62,

                    color: colors[6],

                    drilldown: {

                        name: 'Other',

                        categories: [

                            'Other'

                        ],

                        data: [7.62]

                    }

                }],

                browserData = [],

                versionsData = [],

                i,

                j,

                dataLen = data.length,

                drillDataLen,

                brightness; 

            // Build the data arrays

            for (i = 0; i < dataLen; i += 1) { 

                // add browser data

                browserData.push({

                    name: categories[i],

                    y: data[i].y,

                    color: data[i].color

                }); 

                // add version data

                drillDataLen = data[i].drilldown.data.length;

                for (j = 0; j < drillDataLen; j += 1) {

                    brightness = 0.2 - (j / drillDataLen) / 5;

                    versionsData.push({

                        name: data[i].drilldown.categories[j],

                        y: data[i].drilldown.data[j],

                        color: Highcharts.Color(data[i].color).brighten(brightness).get()

                    });

                }

            } 

            // Create the chart

            Highcharts.chart('container', {

                chart: {

                    type: 'pie'

                },

                title: {

                    text: 'Browser market share, January, 2018'

                },

                subtitle: {

                    text: 'Source: statcounter'

                },

                plotOptions: {

                    pie: {

                        shadow: false,

                        center: ['50%', '50%']

                    }

                },

                tooltip: {

                    valueSuffix: '%'

                },

                series: [{

                    name: 'Browsers',

                    data: browserData,

                    size: '60%',

                    dataLabels: {

                        formatter: function() {

                            return this.y > 5 ? this.point.name : null;

                        },

                        color: '#ffffff',

                        distance: -30

                    }

                }, {

                    name: 'Versions',

                    data: versionsData,

                    size: '80%',

                    innerSize: '60%',

                    dataLabels: {

                        formatter: function() {

                            // display only if larger than 1

                            return this.y > 1 ? '<b>' + this.point.name + ':</b> ' +

                                this.y + '%' : null;

                        }

                    },

                    id: 'versions'

                }],

                responsive: {

                    rules: [{

                        condition: {

                            maxWidth: 400

                        },

                        chartOptions: {

                            series: [{}, {

                                id: 'versions',

                                dataLabels: {

                                    enabled: false

                                }

                            }]

                        }

                    }]

                }

            });

        });

    </script>

</head>

<body>

    <div id="container" style="width: 100%; height: 400px;"> </div>

</body>

</html>

If you observe the above example, we created a donut chart by using highcharts library with required properties.

 

When we execute the above highcharts example, we will get the result like as shown below.

 

 Highcharts Donut Chart Example Result

 

This is how we can create a donut chart using highcharts library with required properties.

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