Attributes: Understanding the characteristics of an object.

Description: Attributes analysis takes note of a finite set of characteristics and provides a unit of measurement to describe each distinct attribute.

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Area Blocks

Use of rectangle height and width to represent and compare two attributes. OECD Environmental Outlook

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Area Graph

X-axis shows multiple tracks to compare which feared phenomena generated the most published stories. Information is Beautiful

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Bullet Graph

Combines a single, primary measure and compares that measurement to one or more other measures. Wikipedia

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Candlestick Chart

Combination of a line and bar chart; line represents the highest and lowest points while the bar represents start and end points. Stock Charts

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Connected Bubble Chart

Display of 4 variables against an x and y axis. Size, color, saturation and connected path of the bubbles all have meaning. Specific values are also presented to the viewer as additional detail. Tulp Interactive

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2-D Table

Arranagement of data into rows and columns with the condition that the coordinates of each row and column produce a unique value. Science Direct

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Likert Scale

Specifies a range of values or ratings that applies to a single collection of criteria. Wikipedia

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Scatterplot Matrix

A collection of displays used to compare correlations between two variables. JMP.com