statistics Alternative forms
* statisticks (obsolete)
Noun
( statistics)
(singular in construction) A mathematical science concerned with data collection, presentation, analysis, and interpretation.
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 Statistics is the only mathematical field required for many social sciences.
(plural in construction) 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.
English plurals
Synonyms
* stats (informal)
Derived terms
(terms derived from statistics)
* applied statistics
* astrostatistics
* biostatistics
* defenseindependent pitching statistics
* descriptive statistics
* geostatistics
* inferential statistics
* lexicostatistics
* mathematical statistics
* parastatistics
* phonostatistics
* photostatistics
* statistician
* stats
* stylostatistics
* superstatistics
* thermostatistics
* vital statistics
See also
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mathemathics Not English Mathemathics has no English definition. It may be misspelled.
