Highcharts Drilldown Column 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 column chart with drilldown options using highcharts library with examples.

Highcharts Drilldown Column Chart Example

Following is the example of creating a column chart with drilldown options by setting the required column chart properties using highcharts library.

 

<html>

<head>

    <title>Highcharts Drilldown Column 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/drilldown.js"></script>

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

    <script type="text/javascript">

        $(function() {

            // Create the chart

            Highcharts.chart('container', {

                chart: {

                    type: 'column'

                },

                title: {

                    text: 'Browser market shares. January, 2018'

                },

                subtitle: {

                    text: 'Click the columns to view versions.'

                },

                xAxis: {

                    type: 'category'

                },

                yAxis: {

                    title: {

                        text: 'Total percent market share'

                    }

 

                },

                legend: {

                    enabled: false

                },

                plotOptions: {

                    series: {

                        borderWidth: 0,

                        dataLabels: {

                            enabled: true,

                            format: '{point.y:.1f}%'

                        }

                    }

                },

                tooltip: {

                    headerFormat: '<span style="font-size:11px">{series.name}</span><br>',

                    pointFormat: '<span style="color:{point.color}">{point.name}</span>: <b>{point.y:.2f}%</b> of total<br/>'

                },

                series: [{

                    name: "Browsers",

                    colorByPoint: true,

                    data: [{

                        name: "Chrome",

                        y: 62.74,

                        drilldown: "Chrome"

                    }, {

                        name: "Firefox",

                        y: 10.57,

                        drilldown: "Firefox"

                    }, {

                        name: "Internet Explorer",

                        y: 7.23,

                        drilldown: "Internet Explorer"

                    }, {

                        name: "Safari",

                        y: 5.58,

                        drilldown: "Safari"

                    }, {

                        name: "Edge",

                        y: 4.02,

                        drilldown: "Edge"

                    }, {

                        name: "Opera",

                        y: 1.92,

                        drilldown: "Opera"

                    }, {

                        name: "Other",

                        y: 7.62,

                        drilldown: null

                    }]

                }],

                drilldown: {

                    series: [{

                        name: "Chrome",

                        id: "Chrome",

                        data: [

                            [

                                "v65.0",

                                0.1

                            ],

                            [

                                "v64.0",

                                1.3

                            ],

                            [

                                "v63.0",

                                53.02

                            ],

                            [

                                "v62.0",

                                1.4

                            ],

                            [

                                "v61.0",

                                0.88

                            ],

                            [

                                "v60.0",

                                0.56

                            ],

                            [

                                "v59.0",

                                0.45

                            ],

                            [

                                "v58.0",

                                0.49

                            ],

                            [

                                "v57.0",

                                0.32

                            ],

                            [

                                "v56.0",

                                0.29

                            ],

                            [

                                "v55.0",

                                0.79

                            ],

                            [

                                "v54.0",

                                0.18

                            ],

                            [

                                "v51.0",

                                0.13

                            ],

                            [

                                "v49.0",

                                2.16

                            ],

                            [

                                "v48.0",

                                0.13

                            ],

                            [

                                "v47.0",

                                0.11

                            ],

                            [

                                "v43.0",

                                0.17

                            ],

                            [

                                "v29.0",

                                0.26

                            ]

                        ]

                    }, {

                        name: "Firefox",

                        id: "Firefox",

                        data: [

                            [

                                "v58.0",

                                1.02

                            ],

                            [

                                "v57.0",

                                7.36

                            ],

                            [

                                "v56.0",

                                0.35

                            ],

                            [

                                "v55.0",

                                0.11

                            ],

                            [

                                "v54.0",

                                0.1

                            ],

                            [

                                "v52.0",

                                0.95

                            ],

                            [

                                "v51.0",

                                0.15

                            ],

                            [

                                "v50.0",

                                0.1

                            ],

                            [

                                "v48.0",

                                0.31

                            ],

                            [

                                "v47.0",

                                0.12

                            ]

                        ]

                    }, {

                        name: "Internet Explorer",

                        id: "Internet Explorer",

                        data: [

                            [

                                "v11.0",

                                6.2

                            ],

                            [

                                "v10.0",

                                0.29

                            ],

                            [

                                "v9.0",

                                0.27

                            ],

                            [

                                "v8.0",

                                0.47

                            ]

                        ]

                    }, {

                        name: "Safari",

                        id: "Safari",

                        data: [

                            [

                                "v11.0",

                                3.39

                            ],

                            [

                                "v10.1",

                                0.96

                            ],

                            [

                                "v10.0",

                                0.36

                            ],

                            [

                                "v9.1",

                                0.54

                            ],

                            [

                                "v9.0",

                                0.13

                            ],

                            [

                                "v5.1",

                                0.2

                            ]

                        ]

                    }, {

                        name: "Edge",

                        id: "Edge",

                        data: [

                            [

                                "v16",

                                2.6

                            ],

                            [

                                "v15",

                                0.92

                            ],

                            [

                                "v14",

                                0.4

                            ],

                            [

                                "v13",

                                0.1

                            ]

                        ]

                    }, {

                        name: "Opera",

                        id: "Opera",

                        data: [

                            [

                                "v50.0",

                                0.96

                            ],

                            [

                                "v49.0",

                                0.82

                            ],

                            [

                                "v12.1",

                                0.14

                            ]

                        ]

                    }]

                }

            });

        });

    </script>

</head>

<body>

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

</body>

</html>

If you observe the above example, we created a column chart within drilldown options using highcharts library with required properties.

 

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

 

Highcharts Drilldown Column Chart Example Result

 

This is how we can create a column chart with drill-down options using highcharts library with required properties.

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