Using Sankey diagrams
Learn how to visualize data in a Sankey diagram.
What Sankey diagrams visualize
Sankey diagrams show metric flows and category relationships. You can use a Sankey diagram to visualize relationship density and trends.
A Sankey diagram shows category nodes on vertical axes. Fluid lines show links between source and target categories. Link width indicates relationship strength between a source and target.
Use a Sankey diagram to visualize activity patterns like the following.
- User activity flows on a website
- Purchasing trends
- Data or financial transfers
- Energy use
Data for Sankey diagrams
To build a Sankey diagram, use data that includes source and target category fields and a metric that you are tracking between them.
Sankey diagram installation
This documentation applies to the following versions of Sankey Diagram: 1.0.0, 1.1.0, 1.2.0, 1.3.0, 1.5.0, 1.6.0