Create a Pyramid Chart

Pyramid charts are a good way to visualize foundation based relationships. Learn how to easily create engaging pyramid charts with Infogram - the free chart maker tool.

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Pyramid charts are a good way to visualize foundation based relationships. They appear in the shape of a triangle divided into horizontal sections labeled by hierarchy. Each section has a different size.

Maslow Pyramid of Needs Example

Create a Pyramid Chart


When to Use a Pyramid Chart

Pyramid charts are commonly used in marketing, sales, project management, and education to:

  • Visualize important steps of a process
  • Illustrate funnel activities
  • Show the structure of an organization
  • Arrange quantity or size
  • Display survey or research results

How to Create a Pyramid Chart with Infogram

  1. Log in to Infogram
  2. Select Pyramid from the chart menu
  3. Upload or copy and paste your data
  4. Customize labels, colors, and fonts
  5. Download your chart as an image or embed on your website

Pyramid Chart Best Practices

  • Give your pyramid a clear title
  • Create no more than 5-6 sections for easy readability
  • Label each pyramid section appropriately


Create a Pyramid Chart

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