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How to create a progress bar chart in Excel

Lately I’ve been very interested in Excel charts. In this article I will show you how to create a progress bar chart in Excel.

Progress bar chart?

I want to create a chart that allows me to monitor progress towards a target. In the image above, the target is represented by the gray bar, and the progress with the orange one.


No more intro, check out the video bellow to see how you can create a progress bar chart in excel.

Note: I won’t mind if you hit the like button. 🙂


Here is the file I used in the video, try it out for yourself.

Other special charts

Creating a simple bar or column chart is not rocket science. There are however other chart types that could be a bit more complex.

Tell me in the comments bellow what other chart examples would be interesting for you. That will serve as an inspiration for next articles.