Treemap Charts are one of the many new Charts available only in Excel 2016.

They are very visual as it can easily show you patterns, like based on your summary of sales grouped by month.

The tree branches are represented by rectangles, wherein each rectangle’s size would denote how big the value (in this case, Sales) would be.

The treemap chart would  show each category in each unique color to make it easy to differentiate between each other.

In this example I show you how easy it is to insert a Treemap Chart using Excel 2016.

To upgrade to Excel 2016 you can use this link here: Microsoft Office 2016



STEP 1: Highlight your summary table and go to Insert > Recommended Charts

Treemap Chart 01

Treemap Chart 02


STEP 2: Select All Charts > Treemap> OK

Treemap Chart 03


STEP 3: Now you have your Treemap Chart.

Treemap Chart 04


STEP 4: You can further customize the look and feel of your Treemap Chart, by going to Chart Tools > Design / Format

Treemap Chart 05


STEP 5: In our example, let us go to Chart Tools > Design and pick one of the alternate designs.

Treemap Chart 06


Now you have your beautiful looking Treemap chart and you can quickly point out to your management where the regions with the biggest Sales are…

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Treemap Chart

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