Box Plot charts are categorical charts which graphically render groups of numerical data through their quartiles.
The Box Plot chart is useful for displaying variation in statistical samples of data. The Box Plot chart uses seven values—first and third quartile (q1 and q3), median (that is the second quartile), upper and lower value (inner fences), mean and outliers. The advantage of this type of series is that it displays detailed data information in a tiny space.
The following example demonstrates the Box Plot chart in action.
You can configure the Box Plot chart to render in vertical orientation which allows its main elements to be represented as bars instead of columns.