When you hear the word pie, what comes to your mind?  You think of a mouthwatering dessert made of a nutty crust and filling of your choice. You drool over and over on your favorite pies. How about the pie charts? Things are little different with pie charts, although both can be divided into slices. But that’s just not enough to know what pie charts exactly are.

Pie charts (or circular charts) are useful diagrams that can help you explain a lot of data visually and in an easy-to-understand manner. Pie charts can help you represent the numerical proportion of any data and the audience does not need to go through an entire paragraph of boring text. The following is a simple pie chart which can explain the entire data in less than 5 seconds.  


Just saying the numbers and stating the figures for comparisons is not sufficient. It’s exactly how your mother would always tell you to keep your wardrobe well organized. Same is with figures. While comparing or depicting data, we tend to show the numbers and comparisons in a bullet or textual form which is anyway boring, disorganized and is not able to appeal to the audience.

Sales Manufacturer Origin

Once you start including pie charts in your presentations, you will get to know how easy it is to put across all the information in front of the audience and keep it visually appealing at the same time. This will also ensure that you experience that loud applause after the presentation ends from your colleagues and boss that you have been missing in your previous presentations.  This blog post will help you with everything that you need to know about pie charts and these pie charts blended with the right content can help you create awesome PowerPoint presentations that will get you noticed for all the right reasons.

Now let’s consider the above slide which depicts the annual car sales percentage that took place in the year 2015 on the basis of origin of the manufacturer. Explaining verbally or again in the form of bullet form might make your presentation dull and boring. But if you depict the same data using the following pie chart, it ensures that you have your audience’s attention and you send your message across.


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Easy to understand right?  You can put to use various types of pie charts in many more ways.


At times pie chart can be creatively used to represent more than just a comparison. The above pie chart not only demonstrates that all segments of a news channel have been distributed equal time, it also demonstrates the order in which they would be broadcasted. Similarly, the above pie chart with the right modifications can be used to explain various features of any product, different products of a particular brand and much more.

Download this simple yet elegant Pie chart PPT diagram.

Ditch the old ways to describe the process since they are anyways boring your audience. Add amazing pie charts to show the steps of a process and make it worth their time.  Now when you we are talking about doing things differently why not consider the possibility of using pie charts also in different manners.sing Doughnut Pie Charts

Incorporate this creative Doughnut Pie Chart in your presentation which is sure to catch and hold your audience’s attention. What has been done here is that instead of a complete circle a hollow circle has been taken for the diagram and the center space has been used for mentioning the title.


Isn’t the above diagram easy to interpret? It is simple yet elegant.

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By the way, have you ever thought of describing the departments of your company or organization in the form of pie chart? Well yes, you can do that too with the help of a pie chart. Don’t blindly follow the conventional and boring ways of explaining the departments of an organization. Go with something more innovative. Below is another way in which a Doughnut Pie Chart has been used to show the different departments of an organization.


It’s neat, legible and gripping. You can download this Pie chart PPT template from here.

Chances are that most of your audience won’t bother to pay attention while you inform them about the total sales of your store, dos and don’ts to increase the sales. Then what is it that you can do to ensure that the presentation creates an impact on the audience and they are able to understand the data without much effort and explanation?

A picture is worth a thousand words and that is your clue here. Yes, you got it right, show them the data than making them read it. Check out the image below- not only is it faster to interpret, it also has the capacity to hold the viewer’s attention as compared to a boring and dull textual slide. It is an innovatively created pie chart PowerPoint template which is apparently putting all the points straight forward related to the sales of XYZ Superstore.


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Pie charts not only look appealing, they also increase audience engagement. Just like the below diagram.


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I am sure you would agree to what all has been mentioned about pie charts till now. You would also agree with us that pie chart does not necessarily refer to one single pie shaped diagram.

In the example below, pie charts have been effectively used to show the market hold that each mobile phone manufacturer has over the market. What makes it different is that instead of comparing each manufacturer in a single pie chart, 4 different pie charts are used to show their hold over market against all other manufacturers combined and not any specific competitor.


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You can insert pie chart of your choice in PowerPoint also. You just have to follow some simple steps.

  • Go to the insert tab
  • Click Charts
  • Click on the pie chart
  • Click on the option you want to choose for your presentation


You can’t directly include your data into the pie chart in PowerPoint. When you insert a pie chart, the excel sheet automatically opens on your screen. Manually, edit the values to customize the pie chart as per your data.

Insert Pie Chart

Now that you know their potential, I am sure you would want them to be a part of your presentation as much as you want pies in your cuisine.

You can go to our website www.slidegeeks.com and can check out various types of awesomely designed Pie charts PowerPoint template as per your requirement.

Check Out Our Pie Charts’ Collection

Now enjoy making PowerPoint Presentation with a pie. Good luck!