Gauge Chart

Also known as Dial Chart or Speedometer Chart

1. What is a Gauge chart?

A gauge chart (also known as a speedometer chart or a dial chart) is used to show a measure of performance against the line as the target that a measure should reach or exceed.

When to use a Gauge Chart?

A gauge chart is recommended for the following cases :

  • Sales compared to a target.

  • Work completed against total work.

  • Achieved Profit compared to the set goal

2. How to build a Gauge chart with example

The gauge chart provides a visual representation of a revenue KPI, presenting it as a dial or gauge that indicates the performance level or achievement of the revenue goal, enabling businesses to easily assess and monitor revenue performance in relation to the target and take timely actions based on the KPI insights.

  1. Click Click here to add your first chart

  2. In the menu, select Gauge to create a gauge chart

3. Gauge Chart Config

  1. Select the database you use to create suggested in the list

  2. Choose the table containing the data you use to create, then it will show you the list of fields included in the table

  3. Drag/drop or select the Value number

  4. Drag/drop or select the Filters field to emphasize a specific data (optional)

  5. You can see the visualization of your chart on the left side and select Settings to change the element’s settings


You can change the title of the chart, choose the font, color and size of the name. You can also add the subtitle and change its format.


Gauge axis range is based on the Value number you input and you can change its format. You can also add a target line to know whether the Value number reaches the target or not.


You can choose your favorite range color.


If you turn the label on, it will display the raw value that the sectors represent. You can choose its style to perform (percent, value, raw), choose the font, color and size of the label and its position.


You can change the background color of the chart.


When you hover over an area of the chart, a text box appears to display information about the data of that area. You can change the text color, font, and background.


Change the display unit, precision, and other functions

6. After building the chart visualization, click Add to create your chart.

7. Your chart will show up along with actions like sharing, editing, etc.

We hope that the above instructions will be useful to you. Let's have a look at our other articles to learn more about using other charts in data visualization with Rocket.BI.

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