Do-it-yourself diagram

Intention of a data graph: review values. Register differences. Identify patterns. With this here only reviewing values is possible. You don’t see differences. You don’t see patterns.


Source: Welt am Sonntag, No. 36, 2008–09–07, p.39

I have to calculate differences myself: all (”gesamt”) minus each value. 42 times.
And transpose all. Because the types belong into columns.
Patterns are best identified with graphs. Therefore: bars.

Reading newspapers can be exhausting.