What does data point mean?

Definitions for data point

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word data point.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. datum, data point(noun)

    an item of factual information derived from measurement or research


  1. data point(Noun)

    A mark on a graph or chart corresponding to a piece of data.

  2. data point(Noun)

    the data that the mark represents.

  3. data point(Noun)

    A socket for connecting to a phone line or other electronic network.


  1. Data point

    In statistics, a data point is a set of measurements on a single member of a statistical population, or a subset of those measurements for a given individual. In addition, in statistical graphics, a "data point" may be an individual item with a statistical display; such points may relate to either a single member of a population or to a summary statistic calculated for a given subpopulation.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of data point in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of data point in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ed Desser:

    This is going to be a data point that is going to eclipse previous data points.

  2. Chris Jarvis:

    Overall, this week’s data point will do very little to offset the Saudi’s oil minister throwing cold water on production cuts any time soon.

  3. Robbert Vorhoff:

    Price is a powerful data point – what a customer is willing to pay for a product or service in a competitive market. Having customers, people that have made that decision, is a valuable thing.

  4. Chris Williamson:

    While the survey data point to the economy rebounding in the second quarter, the weak PMI number for June raises the possibility that we are seeing a loss of momentum heading into the third quarter, the slowdown is being led by deteriorating export performance, which many producers in turn linked to a loss of competitiveness caused by the stronger dollar.

  5. Liz Sanders:

    I wasn't that surprised to see that 78% reported that they encountered conflicting information, but our follow-up question to that had, I think, a really interesting data point in it, and that was that about half -- so around 56% -- say that this conflicting information causes them to doubt the choices that they're making, i think that shows that for at least half of our respondents, this conflicting information was leading to some doubt that made it harder to sort through all the conflicting information.

Images & Illustrations of data point


Find a translation for the data point definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these data point definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"data point." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 23 Jun 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/data point>.

Are we missing a good definition for data point? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for data point:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.