What are the Types of Statistics?

Two Types of Statistics:

1. Descriptive Statistics 2. Inferential Statistics 

What is Descriptive Statistics?

Descriptive statistics uses data that provides a description of the population either through numerical calculation or graph or table.

What are the types of Descriptive Statistics?


Two types of Descriptive Statistics:

(a). Measure of central tendency (b). Measure of Variability

Three Types of Measure of central tendency:

(i) Mean (ii) Median (iii) Mode

Three Types of Measure of Variability:

(i) Range (ii) Variance (iii) Dispersion

What is Inferential Statistics?

Inferential Statistics makes inference and prediction about population based on a sample of data taken from population.

What are the main types of statistics in research?