Sankey diagram

A Sankey diagram represent data flow and can acces to the information of each flow in one click.


To configure a Sankey diagram, you need a dataset with one column containing numbers (integer) and two columns containing strings (string).

Deux colonnes string et une colonne integer
Dataset with the columns of type string, Country and Candidates, and one column of type integer, Number_of_voices

The values ​​of the two columns of character strings, Country and Candidates, are related to the numerical values ​​of the column of Number_of_voices.

Create a Sankey diagram

Click on Visualizations then on Configure a visualization.

  1. Choose the application Sankey
  2. Enter the title of the visualization

You are redirected to the configuration page of your application with its different sections:

  1. Information
  2. Action buttons (full screen, integration on a site, capture, ...)
  3. Configuration menu
  4. Preview

Page de configuration

The title of the visualization can be changed anytime.
The Informations section shows a summary of the characteristics of your application.

Configuration menu

The configuration menu contains three submenus: Data, Preparation and Presentation.


In the Data menu, you can choose the data set you want to use.


The Preperation menu allows to configure the columns you want to display and have your first rendering.

Maximum sources allows to select the number of elements displayed. The Others group includes all the data elements that are not displayed individually.

Sort allows to sort the elements in alphabetical order or in descending order. If you have an Others category, it will be placed at the bottom of the diagram when sorting.

Palette color and Color palette name allow to choose the color of the elements.

When you are satisfied with the preview click on Save to finalize your configuration.
You can add a description at the bottom of the page and make your application public.
You can consult it using the consult or full screen buttons.