Highcharts Stacked Area 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 stacked area chart using highcharts library with examples.

Highcharts Stacked Area Chart Example

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

 

<html>

<head>

    <title>Highcharts Stacked Area 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 type="text/javascript">

        $(function() {

            Highcharts.chart('container', {

                chart: {

                    type: 'area'

                },

                title: {

                    text: 'Estimated Worldwide Population Growth by Region'

                },

                subtitle: {

                    text: 'Source: Wikipedia.org'

                },

                xAxis: {

                    categories: ['1750', '1800', '1850', '1900', '1950', '1999', '2050'],

                    tickmarkPlacement: 'on',

                    title: {

                        enabled: false

                    }

                },

                yAxis: {

                    title: {

                        text: 'Billions'

                    },

                    labels: {

                        formatter: function() {

                            return this.value / 1000;

                        }

                    }

                },

                tooltip: {

                    split: true,

                    valueSuffix: ' millions'

                },

                plotOptions: {

                    area: {

                        stacking: 'normal',

                        lineColor: '#666666',

                        lineWidth: 1,

                        marker: {

                            lineWidth: 1,

                            lineColor: '#666666'

                        }

                    }

                },

                series: [{

                    name: 'Asia',

                    data: [502, 635, 809, 947, 1402, 3634, 5268]

                }, {

                    name: 'Africa',

                    data: [106, 107, 111, 133, 221, 767, 1766]

                }, {

                    name: 'Europe',

                    data: [163, 203, 276, 408, 547, 729, 628]

                }, {

                    name: 'America',

                    data: [18, 31, 54, 156, 339, 818, 1201]

                }, {

                    name: 'Oceania',

                    data: [2, 2, 2, 6, 13, 30, 46]

                }]

            });

        });

    </script>

</head>

<body>

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

</body>

</html>

If you observe the above example, we created a stacked area 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 Area Chart Example Result

 

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

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