FDM Marketing

Time-series graph
single variable captured over a period of time like unemployment rate over 10 yr period
line chart may be used
Ranking
categorial subdivisions ranked in ascending or decending order
bar chart
Part-to-whole
measured as a ratio to the whole i.e. percent out of 100%
pie or bar chart
Deviation
compared against a reference like comparison of actual vs budget expenses for several departments of business in given time
bar chart show actual vs reference amount
Frequency distribution
shows the # of observations of a particular variable for given interval like # of years
histogram of box plot
correlation
comparison between observation represented by two variables (x,y)
scatter plot
Nominal comparison
Comparing categorical subdivisions in no particular order, sales volume by product code
bar chart
Geographic or geospatical
comparison of unemployment rate by state or the # of persons or the various floors of a buildings
cartogram