This example teaches you how to create a histogram in Excel.

1. First, enter the bin numbers (upper levels) in the range C3:C7.

Bin Numbers

2. On the Data tab, in the Analysis group, click Data Analysis.

Click Data Analysis

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3. Select Histogram and click OK.

Select Histogram

4. Select the range A2:A19.

5. Click in the Bin Range box and select the range C3:C7.

6. Click the Output Range option button, click in the Output Range box and select cell F3.

7. Check Chart Output.

Histogram Parameters

8. Click OK.

Histogram First Result

9. Click the legend on the right side and press Delete.

10. Properly label your bins.

11. To remove the space between the bars, right click a bar, click Format Data Series and change the Gap Width to 0%.

12. To add borders, right click a bar, click Format Data Series, click the Fill & Line icon, click Border and select a color.


Histogram in Excel