My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true of a pictograph:

  • Pictures or symbols are used to represent the frequency of data values in a data set.

  • Each picture or symbol may represent one or more of the same data values if noted.

  • It allows comparisons between and among quantities to be made.

  • It can be a dot plot.


Use the link below to further study examples of a pictograph.

Pictograph Activity


Favorite Pet is a bar graph.

Favorite Pet

TEKS: K(8)(B), K(8)(C), 1(8)(B), 1(8)(C), 2(10)(A), 2(10)(B), 2(10)(C), 3(8)(A),