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Excel Pareto Chart template

to create a pareto diagram for pareto analysis

Use the Pareto template to identify the 20% of problems causing 80% of your headaches —
so you know where to focus your continuous improvement efforts.

Pareto Chart in Excel

also known as a pareto graph

Excel Pareto chart template

Sample Pareto Chart example

Pareto Chart template

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Why re-invent?

This professionally developed and supported Excel template
is packed with useful features that you won't find in most Pareto diagrams:

And you have all of the other standard features that are common to every Systems2win Excel template:

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Excel Pareto Chart

What is a Pareto Chart?

Use a Pareto graph to quickly and visually identify the things (usually problems) that occur most frequently.

The "Pareto Principle" is that 80% of your resources are spent on 20% of your problems.

So your goal is to go resolve those problems first.

Click the button to create your chart, and then go focus your attention on the problems that have the tallest bars on the chart at the front of your pareto distribution.

More Pareto Chart Templates

The Pareto Chart template (that you can download as a free trial) is designed to quickly create a chart:

  1. by entering a small amount of data
  2. by copying & pasting existing data
  3. by linking to your data (so that your chart updates instantly as your data changes)

Also consider using your other Systems2win templates that also have a Pareto Chart as a standard feature:

Trend Charts template

Trends Visual Scorecard

While the Pareto template is useful for creating a chart from existing data...

you might use the Trends Visual Scorecard even more often


Why? Because it provides a well-conceived way to organize your data —
AND instantly generates 3 different Pareto charts
without you needing to do anything but enter your data.


Cause and Effect Matrix

Cause and Effect Matrix

If your purpose
is to choose where to focus your attention for process improvement

then you should be using the Cause & Effect Matrix template.


Pareto Diagram — Pareto Chart in Excel

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