KPI Chart

Also known as Number Chart

1. What is a KPI chart?

KPI chart presents the data about the current performance of a company or an organization as a single number. KPI chart is also known as Number Chart.

When to use a KPI chart?

Consider using KPI chart when you want to summarize the entire category in one value. That value should be an aggregated value.

2. How to build a KPI chart with example

The number chart presents a concise and numerical representation of the total number of orders, allowing businesses to easily grasp the exact count of orders without the need for complex visual interpretation, providing a straightforward and efficient way to monitor and track order volume.

  1. Click Click here to add your first chart

  2. In the menu, select Number to create a number chart

3. KPI 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 Sorting field to sort out the data in the chart (optional)

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

  6. 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.


If you turn the label on, you can choose its style to perform (percent, value, raw), choose the font, color and size of the label and its position. You can also change the display unit of the number (mass, million).


You can add the date range of KPI, comparison to a specific period of time, and trend-line.


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


You can change the background color of the chart.


Change the display unit, precision, and other functions

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

8. 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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