Combination Chart (Column and Line) with Percentage Change

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Chart Type
Combination Chart (Column + Line)​
Use For
You can customize this Combination Chart (Column + Line)​ for any report where you need to;

visualize and compare category data plotted on dual Y-axis.

Key Features

Percent change is derived from numeric data, using formulas.

  • Pre-built data setup with comments, so that you don’t have to spend time figuring out how to setup data correctly.
  • Uncluttered charts with professional formatting and styles that automatically adopt to your data, so that you don’t have to find, learn and fine tune tens of hidden settings.
  • Out-of-box single/dual axis charts for numeric, percentage and currency data, with pre-placed data labels, legends and offbeat markers for engaging presentations.
  • Fully functional data chart with real world data.


What is the amount of revenue earned in each of the last five years and what is the year-on-year percentage growth in revenue. The chart in above example answers these questions with columns representing annual revenue amount of an organization over last 5 years and the line represents percentage growth in revenue over previous year.

For comparison of quarterly revenue between two periods, use this line chart with 3 panels.

Example KPI Target: Increase YoY annual revenue by 20% in 2018.


% Change = [ (Revenue this year – Revenue previous year) / Revenue previous year ] x 100

Chart Data

To edit this chart template, execute following steps.

  1. Right click on the chart to open chart menu. Click Edit Data. This will open the linked Excel sheet (see video below).
  2. Enter categories in column A (plotted on X-axis) and corresponding data in column B (plotted on primary Y-axis).
  3. Percentage change / percentage growth is derived from numeric data entered in column B. This is plotted on secondary Y-axis using a line chart.
  4. Close the Excel sheet.

Video Demo

The following video shows how you can easily edit data and customize the PowerPoint chart template in minutes, for any report or data analysis presentation, irrespective of industry or job function.


Modern 16:9 aspect ratio. You can easily change to 4:3 aspect ratio, or resize to any dimension.
100% editable and fully customizable. You can edit data, change text and fonts, apply your custom brand colors. Basically, you can edit and  customize every chart element.
File Format:

PPTX. Compatible with PowerPoint 2010 and above.

Instant access and download. Can be saved as PDF, PNG, JPG to insert in MS Word or in other documents or to use on websites and blogs.
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