Highcharts Variwide 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 variwide chart using highcharts library with examples.

Highcharts Variwide Chart Example

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

 

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<html>

<head>

    <title>Highcharts Variwide 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/variwide.js"></script>

    <script type="text/javascript">

        $(function() {

            Highcharts.chart('container', {

                chart: {

                    type: 'variwide'

                },

                title: {

                    text: 'Labor Costs in Europe, 2016'

                },

                subtitle: {

                    text: 'Source: eurostat'

                },

                xAxis: {

                    type: 'category',

                    title: {

                        text: 'Column widths are proportional to GDP'

                    }

                },

                legend: {

                    enabled: false

                },

                series: [{

                    name: 'Labor Costs',

                    data: [

                        ['Norway', 50.2, 335504],

                        ['Denmark', 42, 277339],

                        ['Belgium', 39.2, 421611],

                        ['Sweden', 38, 462057],

                        ['France', 35.6, 2228857],

                        ['Netherlands', 34.3, 702641],

                        ['Finland', 33.2, 215615],

                        ['Germany', 33.0, 3144050],

                        ['Austria', 32.7, 349344],

                        ['Ireland', 30.4, 275567],

                        ['Italy', 27.8, 1672438],

                        ['United Kingdom', 26.7, 2366911],

                        ['Spain', 21.3, 1113851],

                        ['Greece', 14.2, 175887],

                        ['Portugal', 13.7, 184933],

                        ['Czech Republic', 10.2, 176564],

                        ['Poland', 8.6, 424269],

                        ['Romania', 5.5, 169578]

                    ],

                    dataLabels: {

                        enabled: true,

                        format: '€{point.y:.0f}'

                    },

                    tooltip: {

                        pointFormat: 'Labor Costs: <b>€ {point.y}/h</b><br>' +

                            'GDP: <b>€ {point.z} million</b><br>'

                    },

                    colorByPoint: true

                }]

            });

        });

    </script>

</head>

<body>

    <div id="container"></div>

</body>

</html>

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

 

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

 

Highcharts variwide chart example result

 

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

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