Highcharts Stacked Bar 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 bar chart using highcharts library with examples.

Highcharts Stacked Bar Chart Example

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

 

<html>

<head>

    <title>Highcharts Stacked Bar 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: 'bar'

                },

                title: {

                    text: 'Stacked bar chart'

                },

                xAxis: {

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

                },

                yAxis: {

                    min: 0,

                    title: {

                        text: 'Total fruit consumption'

                    }

                },

                legend: {

                    reversed: true

                },

                plotOptions: {

                    series: {

                        stacking: 'normal'

                    }

                },

                series: [{

                    name: 'John',

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

                }, {

                    name: 'Jane',

                    data: [2, 2, 3, 2, 1]

                }, {

                    name: 'Joe',

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

                }]

            });

        });

    </script>

</head>

<body>

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

</body>

</html>

If you observe the above example, we created a stacked bar 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 bar chart example result

 

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

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