How to graphically represent likert scale data

I recently had a few posts on Likert scale visualization myself. Check out the Evergreen Data Visualization Academy.

Visualizing Likert-type Data: Try Aggregated Stacked Bars

Nooooo, welcome to the pedantic world of R where learning is a well kept secret. Here I am, talking about how cool dataviz is. Color 6: In any case, I found your post useful.

how to graphically represent likert scale data

Just a quick question... Bar charts can be situated horizontally or vertically, so the axes are interchangeable.

Plotting Likert Scales

Yes, I finally got one, dead last in the family. Here you can use a color picker to select each of the colors used for the steps by hand. The same technique can easily be extended to the 5 group level case as shown below. The graph on the far right centers the middle of the neutral segment at zero on the x axis. And just overall, it feels like a lot to mentally process. Label each bar chart with the substance of the Likert item measured.

We will show step by step how to get the nice result you find at the end of this page.

how to graphically represent likert scale data

Whether the the number of responses is odd or even i. Presenting survey results accurately and clearly is just as important as how you conduct the survey.

Repeat this process for each Likert item. You can see the data step in the full program attached below. Notify me of new posts by email.

how to graphically represent likert scale data

So I exclude the neutrals in almost all cases. Probably it is at C:

how to graphically represent likert scale data