Percentile vs Centile - What's the difference?

percentile | centile |

Centile is a coordinate term of percentile.


As nouns the difference between percentile and centile

is that percentile is (statistics) any of the ninety-nine points that divide an ordered distribution into one hundred parts, each containing one per cent of the population while centile is shortened form of percentile .

percentile

Noun

(en noun)
  • (statistics) Any of the ninety-nine points that divide an ordered distribution into one hundred parts, each containing one per cent of the population.
  • (statistics) Any one of the hundred groups so divided.
  • He is highly intelligent – he has an IQ in the top percentile.

    Abbreviations

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    Derived terms

    * percentile rank

    Coordinate terms

    * quantile ** centile/percentile ** vigintile ** duodecile ** decile ** nonile ** octile ** septile ** sextile ** quintile ** quartile ** tercile/tertile

    Anagrams

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    centile

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Shortened form of percentile .
  • Coordinate terms

    *quantile **centile/percentile **vigintile **duodecile **decile **nonile **octile **septile **sextile **quintile **quartile **tercile/tertile