Cookies on

Cookies are small files stored on your device when you visit a website. We use some essential cookies to make this website work.

We would like to set additional cookies to remember your settings and understand how you use the site. This helps us to improve our services.

You have accepted all additional cookies. You have rejected all additional cookies. You can change your cookie preferences at any time.

Skip to main content

Data visualisation

Guidance for creating charts and tables and best practice for using colour in your work.


Find out more about how we have developed our data visualisation guidance and specifications.


Conventions and considerations for anyone creating a chart or other type of visualisation for the ONS.


Guidance on using colours in charts and maps, and our colour palettes

Build specifications

Style details for those building chart templates or custom charts or maps.