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Pie Charts

Develop the skills to construct and interpret pie charts in this self-marking set of exercises.

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Description Help Data Handling

This is level 4: drawing pie charts from the given data. When you have finished drawing these pie charts show your work to your teacher. If your teacher is a Transum subscriber they will be able to award you a Transum Teacher Trophy.

1. Draw a pie chart to show the following information about the favourite pets of members of a Scout Troop:

Favourite PetDogCatFishSnake
Number of Scouts81198
Pie chart for question 1

2. Draw a pie chart to show the favourite type of food of a group of office workers:

Pie chart for question 2

3. At a conference 26% of the delegates came from Northampton, 18% came from Swindon, 11% came from Edinburgh and the rest came from Warwick.

Draw a pie chart to show this information.

Pie chart for question 3

4. Lady Boildespudswell spent the whole of June at her holiday home in Cornwall. Each day she took an afternoon stroll before dinner. For nine of the days she headed off in a northerly direction. For seven of the days she started off in a southerly direction. For five of the days she went east and for the rest of the days her walking was to the west.

Draw a pie chart to show her walking direction during June.

Pie chart for question 4

5. Draw a pie chart to show the following information about the favourite zones of a theme park according to a survey:

Favourite ZoneYesteryearFuture ZoneAdventurelandHaunted
Number of People183204182151
Pie chart for question 5

6. Draw a pie chart to show the favourite mid-morning drink of a group of factory workers:

Pie chart for question 6

7. Percy Cod made a huge mixed fruit pudding for the After-Eight Supper Club using four different types of fruit. He used two kilograms of apples, four and a half kilograms of gooseberries, six and a half kilograms of rhubarb and eight kilograms of raisins.

Draw a pie chart to show the amount of each fruit in this large pudding.

Pie chart for question 7

8. How many hours do you spend at school each day? How long does it take you to get to and from school? How many hours sleep do you get each night?

Construct a pie chart to show how you spend the 24 hours of a typical school day.

9. Make a Reverse Bar Chart of the times it takes you to answer 20 times tables questions using Tablesmaster. Use the information in the bar chart to construct a pie chart of your performance.

10. Draw a pie chart to show the populations of the most populous three countries in the world. You should include a 'rest of the world' sector too. Label each sector indicating the percentage of the world population it represents.

Pie chart for question 10

This is Pie Charts level 4. You can also try:
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 5


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Description of Levels



Level 1 - Label the diagram showing two pie charts

Level 2 - Estimating what quantities the sectors of pie charts represent

Level 3 - Measuring the angles in the sectors and calculating what they represent

Level 4 - Drawing pie charts from the given data

Level 5 - Problem solving tasks involving pie charts

Pie Chart Creator - A quick and convenient tool for rapidly creating simple pie charts.

Pie Chart Starter - The Starter Of The Day for June 10th is a pie chart from which pupils are invited to estimate what each sector stands for.

More on this topic including lesson Starters, visual aids and investigations.

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