Ternary Scatter and Ternary Bubble Charts

Ternary Bubble Chart

  • This is a 2D projection of a ternary plot, showing the relative proportions (as percentages) of three variables on three axes; in addition, it displays values of a 4th dimension using color-coded bubbles
  • The bubble marker size can be displayed proportional to bubble values or log of bubble values.
  • It allows the use of round or square shaped bubbles, and has the option of plotting the chart clockwise or counterclockwise.
Example Graph

A Ternary Bubble Chart Displaying Values of a 4th Variable by Color-Coded Bubbles

A Ternary Bubble in Which the Size of Bubbles Are Proportional to Their Values