Highcharts Stacked and Grouped 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 stacked and grouped column chart using highcharts library with examples.

Highcharts Stacked and Grouped Column Chart Example

Following is the example of creating a stacked and grouped column chart by setting the required column chart properties using highcharts library.

 

<html>

<head>

    <title>Highcharts Stacked & Grouped 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/exporting.js"></script>

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

    <script type="text/javascript">

        $(function() {

            Highcharts.chart('container', {

                chart: {

                    type: 'column'

                },

                title: {

                    text: 'Total fruit consumtion, grouped by gender'

                },

                xAxis: {

                    categories: ['Apples', 'Oranges', 'Pears', 'Grapes', 'Bananas']

                },

                yAxis: {

                    allowDecimals: false,

                    min: 0,

                    title: {

                        text: 'Number of fruits'

                    }

                },

                tooltip: {

                    formatter: function() {

                        return '<b>' + this.x + '</b><br/>' +

                            this.series.name + ': ' + this.y + '<br/>' +

                            'Total: ' + this.point.stackTotal;

                    }

                },

 

                plotOptions: {

                    column: {

                        stacking: 'normal'

                    }

                },

                series: [{

                    name: 'John',

                    data: [5, 3, 4, 7, 2],

                    stack: 'male'

                }, {

                    name: 'Joe',

                    data: [3, 4, 4, 2, 5],

                    stack: 'male'

                }, {

                    name: 'Jane',

                    data: [2, 5, 6, 2, 1],

                    stack: 'female'

                }, {

                    name: 'Janet',

                    data: [3, 0, 4, 4, 3],

                    stack: 'female'

                }]

            });

        });

    </script>

</head>

<body>

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

</body>

</html>

If you observe the above example, we created a stacked and grouped column chart using highcharts library with required properties.

 

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

 

Highcharts stacked and grouped column chart example result

 

This is how we can create a stacked and grouped column chart using highcharts library with required properties. 

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