Target vs. Actual Line Chart

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Chart Type
Line Chart
Use For
Trends over Time, Comparison
You can customize this Line Chart for any report where you need to;

visualize and report planned / budget / target vs. actual / achievement comparison during a period.

Key Features

Excel based datasheet.

  • 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.


The line chart in above example shows monthly actual number of sales-to-date recorded against the budget/target. Months are plotted on X-axis and the number of sales values are plotted on Y-axis.

We can see that this organization/department is well short of targets right from the first month of the year.

This is a great chart for monthly report and performance dashboard for client / management reporting.

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 months in column A, actual values in column B and target values in column C.
  3. Add your data manually or copy data from any 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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