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statistics

  1. methods of collecting and analysing numerical data.
  2. a group of data.

    Businesspeople make considerable use of statistical methods such as collecting SAMPLES in order to make STATISTICAL INFERENCES in such areas as MARKETING RESEARCH and QUALITY CONTROL. They also use government economic data in monitoring changes in the business environment.

statistics

  1. a branch of mathematics that studies the theory and methods of collecting, tabulating and analysing numerical data.
  2. a grouping of data. Economic analysis makes extensive use of economic data, which are subjected to statistical analysis in order to test ECONOMIC THEORIES. See HYPOTHESIS TESTING, ECONOMETRICS.
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The meeting also discussed the priorities of the work and the tables for transferring data in the social and population statistics fields.
appraiser population statistics were derived from the Appraisal Subcommittee National Registry as of June 30, 2014.
The director of the Department for Population and Social Studies at the Bureau Kamal al-Din Ahmed, said they have joint work with the NEC with respect to administrative distributions and official population statistics.
A look at the population statistics of the last five years, reveals that the figures have showed a decline in June.
Informed and informative, "Nevada: 150 Years in the Silver State" is enhanced with the inclusion of a chart of Nevada's population statistics by decade, a roster of Nevada's governors from 1861 to the present day, a two page bibliography of Recommended Readings, and a six page roster of the editors and contributors to "Nevada: 150 Years in the Silver State".
The study of population statistics will make it clear that the arrival of Bengali-speaking Muslims in Assam was due to the policy of British.
According to the World Population Statistics, the number of inhabitants in the Philippines is placed at 97.
In fact, population statistics show that the average age of the population in Palm Beach is 67.
Addressing the ceremony, the Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs said, "The population statistics in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1431AH showed that there are four cities, each one includes more than a million people, namely Riyadh, Jeddah, Makkah, Madinah, while four cities have a population of half a million and 19 other cities with more than 100,000 people.
5 billion people) and through carefully measured piles, communicates human population statistics.
With population data for 74 countries the book is packed with population statistics, charts and rankings that make comparisons quick and easy.
A second study, comparing physical activity levels with population statistics on diseases like diabetes, heart problems and cancer, said lack of exercise claimed more than 5.

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