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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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To reach this goal (of) an efficient statistical structure that covers all data needs, key official users and producers of information have to be put in place, she said, adding QSA has recently initiated several measures to improve the quality and availability of environmental statistics and one of them includes hiring a senior environmental statistic expert, Michael Nagy.
For a start, there's a truckload of technology that helps the Hybrid earn those fine environmental statistics.
and environmental statistics among these countries.
For a start there's a truckload of technology that helps the Hybrid earn those excellent environmental statistics.
Statistics centre- Abu Dhabi seeks to provide agricultural and environmental statistics that monitor the real status and cover all its aspects as well as keep track of the developments taking place in both areas in order to follow through with the emirate's plan to achieve sustainable development.
The new regulation could, in future, be extended to other environmental statistics. The first declaration will concern 2011.
"Health, social, and environmental statistics are as important as economic data, and the governments should also use those to measure national progress," according to more than two-thirds of the approximately 12,000 individuals in a dozen countries surveyed in 2010 by Ethical Markets Media and the international polling firm GlobeScan.
All data are obtained or calculated through "China InfoBank", "China's environmental statistics compilation" (1981-1990) and corresponding issues of "China environment yearbook".
(2) Environmental statistics and accounts in Europe', available at ec.europa.eu/eurostat
This book is an excellent supplementary text for courses on environmental statistics or reference for researchers and practitioners.
Phil Wright, Kingstanding committee manager, said: "There was only one report sent forward for the meeting which was about environmental statistics so the chairman thought it was appropriate to cancel the meeting."
The heavy volume includes the features that have made this the gold standard among atlases--hundreds of beautifully colored, precisely detailed maps showing topography, roads, boundaries and other key features, as well as a detailed index and a wealth of data on the state of the world, from demographic to environmental statistics. But it also features a spectacular collection of satellite photographs of famous cities and other notable settings around the world, pictures that bring home the powerful appeal of maps and the limitless possibilities of this new age of satellites and computers.

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