To demonstrate how to make a boxplot on SPSS, I will be using the World.sav data set. Two methods will be shown.


Graphs Interactive Boxplot



Place the variable you are trying to measure on the y-axis slot:

Then choose what categories do you want box plots do you want the data to divided into, if necessary, and drag this variable into x-axis slot:



Click OK.


Select the appropriate information from your output window:








Alternate Method:

Graphs Legacy Dialogs Boxplot


Click Define.


Select Variables and hit the right arrow once selected.


Choose variable you want to group box plots into by selecting variable and placing it in on the category axis:

Hit OK.


Select Boxplot graph from output window: