From قالب:G. Statistik, from قالب:NL. statisticum ("of the state") and قالب:It. statista ("statesman" or "politician"); Statistik, first introduced by Gottfried Achenwall (1749), originally designated the analysis of data about the state.
صِيغَةُ جَمْعٍ مُفْرَدُهَا statistic.
- (singular) A mathematical science concerned with data collection, presentation, analysis, and interpretation.
- (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.
- صِيغَةُ جَمْعٍ مُفْرَدُهَا statistic.