Data visualization guidelines

Data visualization can be an excellent way to increase understanding of information and make comparisons of data. Using visuals to convey meaning and tell stories can engage the user and create a memorable experience.

Types

Data visualization types commonly produced by the CFPB include the following. 

A data visualization may appear as a static image, such as in a report or social media graphic, or as an interactive graphic, such as on a web page detailing origination activity for auto loans.