Data visualisations help

The Adoptions data visualisations are designed to allow you to explore data to find out more about adoption in Australia. This page will help you get the most of the displays.

Exploring displays

Switching between number and proportion

Where available, a dropdown menu above each chart can be used to switch between displaying numbers and proportions. Generally, number will be selected by default when you open a display page.

Help image for data visualisations displaying the measure number default

Reading data points

Clicking or hovering over a bar in a bar chart, or a point on a trend line, will display additional information, including the value represented by the bar/point in a box.

Customising displays

Use the filters and dropdown menus on a display to select and deselect variables. These are located across the top of each display. Charts will automatically update to reflect the chosen variables.

Help image for data visualisations displaying how to select data by age group and sex