A Gapminder-lookalike animated chart in Microsoft Excel, based on the generic Motion Chart Excel Template
The recent article Motion Chart Excel Template provided a generic template for a motion or animation chart in Microsoft Excel. The examples in that post visualized episodes of the Italian cartoon series La Linea (La Linea article on Wikipedia).
Today’s article will put the motion chart template to a more serious, business like use: a Gapminder replica in Microsoft Excel.
For those of you who do not know Gapminder: Gapminder is a data visualization software to animate statistics. It was originally developed by Prof. Hans Rosling and his team and Prof. Rosling presented it in this famous TED talk:
Today’s article rebuilds this data visualization and animation in Microsoft Excel using exactly the same metrics. As always, the Microsoft Excel workbook is provided for free download.