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Practise Reading Pictograms and Bar Charts

In this worksheet, students will answer questions by reading information from pictograms and bar charts.

'Practise Reading Pictograms and Bar Charts' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Statistics

Curriculum subtopic:   Interpret and Present Data

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will learn about how to use the information shown in a simple bar chart to answer questions.


The bar chart below shows the result of a survey about cupcake flavours.


bar chart

We can see that chocolate got six votes. 

Strawberry was the least popular.


Let's try some example questions using the bar chart. 


Example 1

How many people voted for vanilla?


To find the answer, we need to look very carefully at the bar chart. 

The vanilla bar, goes up to the 6 on the scale on the left-hand side.

So, vanilla got 6 votes. 

cup cake


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