Pie Chart is an Statistical tool to analysis financial data . It is the simple way to show company's performance to interested parties . Let us learn how to make a simple Pie chart for company's profit and loss account in Google Docs .
Write the main items of Profit and loss account in first column
in main items we can include gross profit and all other operating expenses .
Write the % amount on Sale because it is easy to understand by every one what is the proportion of any income or expenses in 100 . This must be written in second column of google docs .
Click insert button above in google docs and then click chart and in chart select pie chart and then select the above data of profit and loss account's main item by dragging with mouse on all cells , I have selected A3:B8 and its data will be included in Graph structure .
After all adjustment in form of pie chart graph , click on Save of Chart . Now your pie chart for business 's profit and loss account is ready and you can share it with whole world like your investors , customers and friends and also embed in your website by just copy pasted embed codes of pie chart .
Thanks William Playfair who invented pie chart in 1801 for showing the proportions of the Turkish Empire located in Asia, Europe and Africa before 1789 . After this large number of pie chart made in the field of finance and business for make other understand about what have you done in your business .
But Bernhard Reiter has also published some warning regarding use of piecharts . link