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POWER BI DESKTOP EXERCISES
Exercise: Load a table of the world's tallest buildings, and tidy it up
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Create a new Power BI Desktop file, and load a list of the world's tallest buildings from Skyscraper Centre. You can get a link to the relevant website at this page.
If you don't have Internet access you can use the CSV file in the above folder, but it might not be as much fun!
Add steps to your query so that it creates results like this:
We've lost the height in feet and some other columns, and split the city into City and Country.
Create a chart comparing the number of skyscrapers for each country:
The number of buildings for each country.
Apply a filter to the visualisation within Power BI Desktop itself to show only countries having 5 or more skyscrapers:
United Arab Emirates, China and the US, if you're wondering ...
Save this file as Skyscrapers, and close down the Power BI instance that created it.