11.14 Bar Chart Flipped Text Annotations Commas


ds %>%
  filter(location %in% (ds$location %>% unique %>% sample(20))) %>%
                         levels=(location %>% unique() %>%
                                   sort() %>% rev()))) %>%
  ggplot(aes(location, fill=location)) +
  geom_bar(width=1, colour="white") +
  theme(legend.position="none") +
  coord_flip() +
  geom_text(stat="count", color="white", hjust=1.0, size=3,
                label=scales::comma(..count.., accuracy=1)))

Using scales::comma() for large numbers is essential in any plot to avoid misreading the magnitude.

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