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Statistics is the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data. In applying statistics to a scientific, industrial, or social problem, it is conventional to begin with a statistical population or a statistical model to be studied. Populations can be diverse groups of people or objects such as "all people living in a country" or "every atom composing a crystal". Statistics deals with every aspect of data, including the planning of data collection in terms of the design of surveys and experiments. See glossary of probability and statistics.

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Organizations relating to Statistics

International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification / Sydney, Australia / Est. 1963
International Society of Statistical Science / Santa Rosa CA, USA / Est. 1982
International Chinese Statistical Association / New York NY, USA / Est. 1987
Geostatistical Association of Southern Africa / Marshalltown, South Africa
CESD - Statisticians for Development / Boulogne-Billancourt, France / Est. 1962
World Bureau of Metal Statistics / Ware, UK / Est. 1946
Nordic Social-Statistical Committee / Copenhagen, Denmark / Est. 1946
Academy of Improbable Research / Cambridge MA, USA / Est. 1994
Convention Concerning Labour Statistics / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1985
United Nations Statistical Commission / New York NY, USA / Est. 1946
International Consultative Group on Non Ferrous Metals Statistics
International Society for Bayesian Analysis / Santa Cruz CA, USA / Est. 1992
Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1963
Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific / Chiba, Japan / Est. 1970
Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians / Georgetown, Guyana / Est. 1974
UNESCO Institute for Statistics / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1999
Eastern Africa Statistical Training Centre / Dar es Salaam, Tanzania UR / Est. 1965
International Convention Relating to Economic Statistics, 1928 / Est. 1928
International Programmes Center / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1947
Arab Institute for Training and Research in Statistics / Amman, Jordan / Est. 1971
Institut sous-régional de statistique et d'économie appliquée / Yaoundé, Cameroon / Est. 1984
Association of Track and Field Statisticians / Huntley IL, USA / Est. 1950
International Timekeepers Federation / Milan, Italy / Est. 1957
Resolution Relative to Statistics / Est. 1902
ECLAC Statistical Conference of the Americas / Santiago, Chile / Est. 2000

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World Problems relating to Statistics

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Commercially sponsored health education

Action Strategies relating to Statistics

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Developing health statistics
Producing environmental resource inventories
Compiling data on ocean fishing
Compiling renewable energy information
Documenting population trends

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