Pie Chart with Slice Explosion

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Chart Type
Pie Chart
Use For
Composition, Proportion, Part of Whole
You can customize this Pie Chart for any report where you need to;

visualize proportions and compare category values as part of whole, with an exploded slice for extra emphasis.

Key Features

  • You can change which slice you want exploded.
  • You can also increase or decrease the slice explosion percentage. To accomplish this, in PowerPoint, go to Format Data Series > Series Options > Pie Explosion > Specify explosion percentage. (See it in action in the video below).
  • 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.


Pie chart in this example shows composition and proportions of total expenses of an organization during a period, under 5 expenses heads – salary, marketing, infrastructure, travel and others. Each expense head is shown by dividing a circle into slices proportional to the data value they represent.

This pie chart template uses slice explosion to add extra emphasis and draw attention.

The chart shows how each individual expense head contributes to the total expenses and their proportions as part of the whole.

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 your data in cells marked in blue color.
  3. You can add your data manually or copy data from Excel or any other data source.
  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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