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noun (plural of, statistic)
  1. (singular) A mathematical science concerned with data collection, presentation, analysis, and interpretation.
  2. (collective noun) 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. Some local governments have (or had) a Department of Vital Statistics.
  3. (plural of, statistic)
Translations: 
  • Dutch: statistiek
  • French: statistiques(fr)f
  • Italian: statistica(it)f
  • Spanish: estadí­stica(es)f
  • German: Statistik(de)f
Etymology: From Statistik, from statisticum ("of the state") and statista ("statesman" or "politician"); Statistik, first introduced by w:Gottfried Achenwall, Gottfried Achenwall (1749), originally designated the analysis of data about the state.


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