How To Make A Treemap Chart In Google Sheets

Last Updated on November 3, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn to create a treemap chart in Google Sheets.

A data visualization approach known as treemapping uses rectangles of progressively smaller sizes to produce treemap charts to show hierarchical data.

To have a better understanding, we can get started by using real-life scenarios to help you understand how to create a treemap chart in Google Sheets.

Creating a Treemap Chart

Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to create the treemap chart.

Step 1

Make sure your group of data is displayed in a clean and tidy manner. This will help us to create the treemap chart easily.


Step 2

Select the entire data cell, choose Insert, and select Chart.


Step 3

By default, Google Sheets will use the selected data group to generate a column chart. You can easily select the treemap chart in the chart editor.


Step 4

Now, you can customize the treemap chart to your preference. These will be the colors we will use to display the data in the tree map chart.


Step 5

After customizing your chart, you will see something like this.



That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done. The most crucial lesson is to enjoy yourself while doing it.

Example Spreadsheet: Make a copy of the example spreadsheet

In this tutorial, I covered how to make a treemap chart in google sheets. Want more? Check out all the Google Sheets Tutorials.