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Finding Data and Statistical Information: Home

This guide will show you how to find statistical information for your research

Why use statistics?

Statistical data can be used for a variety of purposes

  • Business statistics can be used to see how well an industry or economy is doing.
  • Statistical information can be used to analyze specific social and political issues(such as crime statistics, average income of a geographic area, etc).
  • Statistics can be used to back up a position taken in an argumentative paper.