[Excel] How to make a doughnut chart

Thin doughnuts look cool but don’t forget that their main role is to attract attention, not to convey meaningful insights.

Excel doughnut chart
Minimalist Excel doughnut chart.

Design notes

  • Set the doughnut hole size to 90% for maximum coolness.
  • Emphasize slice and label.
  • Alternatively, place the label inside the doughnut and delete the other ones.