Definitions for Statisticsstəˈtɪs tɪks
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(used with a sing. v.) the science that deals with the collection, analysis, and interpretation of numerical data, often using probability theory.
(used with a pl. v.) the data themselves.
Origin of statistics:
1780–90; orig., a branch of political science dealing with the collection of data relevant to a state < G Statistik
a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
information about sth given in numbers
Statistics show a drop in the crime rate.
A mathematical science concerned with data collection, presentation, analysis, and interpretation.
Statistics is the only mathematical field required for many social sciences.
A systematic collection of data on measurements or observations, often related to demographic information such as population counts, incomes, population counts at different ages, etc.
The statistics from the Census for apportionment are available.
Origin: From Statistik, from statisticum and statista. Statistik introduced by Gottfried Achenwall (1749), originally designated the analysis of data about the state.
the science which has to do with the collection and classification of certain facts respecting the condition of the people in a state
classified facts respecting the condition of the people in a state, their health, their longevity, domestic economy, arts, property, and political strength, their resources, the state of the country, etc., or respecting any particular class or interest; especially, those facts which can be stated in numbers, or in tables of numbers, or in any tabular and classified arrangement
the branch of mathematics which studies methods for the calculation of probabilities
Statistics is the study of the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data. It deals with all aspects of data, including the planning of data collection in terms of the design of surveys and experiments. The word statistics, when referring to the scientific discipline, is singular, as in "Statistics is an art." This should not be confused with the word statistic, referring to a quantity calculated from a set of data, whose plural is statistics.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Works consisting of presentations of numerical data on particular subjects.
Translations for Statistics
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
figures giving information about something
There were 900 deaths and 20,000 injuries on the roads last year, but the statistics for the previous year were worse.
- estatísticaPortuguese (BR)
- statistické údajeCzech
- die StatistikGerman
- στατιστικές, στατιστικά δεδομέναGreek
- सांख्यिकी, आंकड़ेHindi
- statistički podaciCroatian
- statisztika(i adatok)Hungarian
- tölfræðilegar upplÿsingarIcelandic
- statistikos duomenysLithuanian
- dane statystycznePolish
- статистические данныеRussian
- štatistické údajeSlovak
- 統計數字Chinese (Trad.)
- статистика; статистичні даніUkrainian
- اعدادو شمارUrdu
- số liệu thống kêVietnamese
- 统计数字Chinese (Simp.)
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