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What is Column Chart?

  • A column chart is a vertical bar chart rendered in the browser using SVG or VML, whichever is appropriate for the user's browser.
  • Like all Google charts, column charts display tooltips when the user hovers over the data.
  • Column charts are used to draw column based charts.
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In this section we're going to discuss following types of column charts.

S. No. Chart Type / Description
1Basic Column

Basic Column chart

2Grouped Column

Grouped Column chart

3Stacked Column

Column chart having column stacked over one another.

4Negative Stacked Column

Column chart with negative stack.

5Percentage Stacked Column

Column Chart with data in percentage terms.

6Material Column Chart

A Material Design inspired column chart.

7Column Chart with data labels

Column chart with data labels.


We have used Bar class to show material chart.

//classic chart
var chart = new google.visualization.ColumnChart(document.getElementById('container'));
//Material chart
var chart = new google.charts.Bar(document.getElementById('container'));
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<title>Google Charts Tutorial</title>
   <script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>
   <script type="text/javascript">
     google.charts.load('current', {packages: ['corechart','bar']});     
<div id="container" style="width: 550px; height: 400px; margin: 0 auto"></div>
<script language="JavaScript">
function drawChart() {
   // Define the chart to be drawn.
   var data = google.visualization.arrayToDataTable([
      ['Year', 'Asia', 'Europe'],
	  ['2012',  900,      390],
      ['2013',  1000,      400],
      ['2014',  1170,      440],
      ['2015',  1250,       480],
      ['2016',  1530,      540]

   var options = {
      title: 'Population (in millions)'

   // Instantiate and draw the chart.
   var chart = new google.charts.Bar(document.getElementById('container'));
   chart.draw(data, options);
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