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statistic

[stə′tis·tik]
(statistics)
An estimate or piece of data, concerning some parameter, obtained from a sampling.
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The statistics may be found to possess interest in several particulars.
Records, statistics, documents, failing which France would have been ruined, circumlocution, without which there could be no advance, increased, multiplied, and grew majestic.
This plan, so vast apparently yet so simple in point of fact, which did away with so many large staffs and so many little offices all equally useless, required for its presentation to the public mind close calculations, precise statistics, and self-evident proof.
Jokubas had recently been reading a newspaper article which was full of statistics such as that, and he was very proud as he repeated them and made his guests cry out with wonder.
In "Measuring Crime: Behind the Statistics", gives you the tools to interpret and evaluate crime statistics' quality and usefulness while focusing on ways of thinking about crime statistics (not formulas!) and features: Eight questions you should ask before quoting a statistic; The two sources of information about homicide; FBI statistics with respect to what they measure; How victimization surveys can reflect your experiences even though you were not asked to participate; Special considerations when interpreting statistics about sexual assault and fraud; Examples of experiments and studies on how to improve crime statistics; Two online supplements containing additional details and links to data sources.
The Statistics Commission of Japan which leads improvement efforts for government statistics has presented improvement plans for each statistic.
The meeting highlighted GCC-Stat's plans and projects for 2014, and discussed the recommendations from previous meetings of economic statistic directors.
Statista and Statistic Brain aggregate statistics on a wide range of commonly researched topics, but the resemblance ends there.
"The continued development of CPIH, including its designation as a new National Statistic is subject to the ONS implementing a number of enhancements by the end of 2013," said the ONS.
* Where a statistic is produced as a "one-off' the Director General of the CSO, in consultation with the responsible public authority, may deem the statistic an official statistic if it is considered to be of public interest.
The training workshop which brought together relevant stakeholders, including representatives from the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of National Food Security and Research, Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Commission, Provincial Bureaus of Statistics and Crop Reporting Services (CRS of Agriculture Departments), aimed to introduce global methodologies employed for the preparation and use of master sampling frame, sample design for integrated agriculture census and GIS/remote sensing for agriculture statistics.
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