What are figures?
In APA style, a figure is any kind of visual display, except a table. Examples of figures: graphs, charts, drawings, maps, photos, infographics, and other illustrations.
What are tables?
Tables typically display numerical values or textual information arranged in columns and/or rows.
Where do figures and tables go in my paper?
There are two options for the placement of figures (and tables) in a paper:
NOTE: If you are only citing images without reproducing them in your paper, see the Miscellaneous section.
Note: figure notes can appear below the figure to explain, describe, clarify or supplement information in the image. Not all figures include notes. Notes are double-spaced and flush left. Format: Note. Text of the note.