All tagged Surplus

Deficit Analysis Chart in Tableau (Pie Chart)

Deficit/Surplus Analysis is a very interesting concept in data analytics. It has deep impact on a company’s growth and progress. The word Deficit can be used as the noun form of Deficient (Deficiency) meaning less nourishment which is not restricted to food.

The common way of representing Deficit or Surplus would be a simple Percent Change calculation. In the previous blog, we used a modified waterfall chart. In this blog, we will build a special Deficit Donut chart (a slightly modified Pie Chart).

Deficit Analysis Chart in Tableau (Bar Chart)

Deficit/Surplus Analysis is a very important concept in the financial world. It has deep impact on a company’s growth and progress.

Though Deficit and Surplus go hand in hand, analysts in general refer to it as Deficit Analysis. The concept is very simple and straight forward. We usually have a Start Value or the Threshold and an End Value or the Actual. We are interested in finding the difference between these values.

Deficit Analysis can be used for a lot of situations. The most common are Calorie Intake and Nutrition Deficit, Revenue and Expenditure, Imports and Exports – Trade Deficit, Budget Deficit, Stock Volume – Break Value, Profit and Loss, Income and Expenses, Equity – Assets – Liabilities and list goes on.