When you want to present data to an audience, there is a lots of possibility. Each one serve a different purpose.

Pie chart, diagram, histogram, etc. Which one will fit in your presentation?

To help you choose, Andrew Abela create a nice tool. You can find it here.

Chart Chooser

You can find more information and a downloadable .PDF file of the chart on the blog of Andrew Abela

 

Source: The Extreme Presentation Method