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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.

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Organizations relating to Statistics

International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification / Sydney NSW, Australia / Est. 1963
International Association for Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management / Boise ID, USA
Geostatistical Association of Southern Africa / Marshalltown, South Africa
European Federation of Statistics in the Pharmaceutical Industry / Macclesfield, UK / Est. 1992
International Microsimulation Association / Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg / Est. 2005
International Federation of Football History and Statistics / Kloten, Switzerland / Est. 1984
African Statistical Association
Statistics and Probability African Society / Saint Louis, Senegal / Est. 2008
Islamic Countries Society of Statistical Sciences / Lahore, Pakistan / Est. 1988
International Society for Bayesian Analysis / Santa Cruz CA, USA / Est. 1992
Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific / Chiba, Japan / Est. 1970
Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians / Georgetown, Guyana / Est. 1974
Eastern Africa Statistical Training Centre / Dar es Salaam, Tanzania UR / Est. 1965
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
International Association of Survey Statisticians / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1973
Voorburg Group on Service Statistics / Oslo, Norway / Est. 1986
International Society on Business and Industrial Statistics / Hamilton ON, Canada
African Commission on Agricultural Statistics / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1961
International Association for Official Statistics / Est. 1985
Black Sea Economic Cooperation Centre for the Exchange of Statistical Data and Economic Information / Istanbul, Türkiye / Est. 1993
Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century / Paris, France / Est. 1999
Association for Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence / Stanford CA, USA
PMAPS International Society / Istanbul, Türkiye / Est. 1986
Academy of Improbable Research / Cambridge MA, USA / Est. 1994
International Consultative Group on Non Ferrous Metals Statistics
International Commission on Bioindicators / Kuopio, Finland / Est. 1988
World Semiconductor Trade Statistics / Morgan Hill CA, USA
geoENVia Association / Neuchâtel, Switzerland
European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics / Est. 2000
Economic and Statistical Observatory for Sub-Saharan Africa / Bamako, Mali / Est. 1993
European Network for REsearch on SERvices / Gothenburg, Sweden / Est. 1989
International Maritime Statistics Forum
EcoMod Network / Brussels, Belgium
CESD - statisticiens pour le développement / Boulogne-Billancourt, France / Est. 1962
International Programs Center / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1947
European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1991
RTI International / Research Triangle Park NC, USA / Est. 1958
Cliometric Society / La Crosse WI, USA / Est. 1983
Bureau international permanent d'études et de statistiques mutualistes et Fédération internationale de la mutualité libre / Est. 1905
EUROPALUB - European Lubricants Statistics / Berkhamsted, UK / Est. 1994
UNESCO Statistical Data Bank System / Est. 1971
Inter-African Committee on Statistics / Est. 1954
International Self-Service Organization / Cologne, Germany / Est. 1960
International Association for Regional and Urban Statistics / Est. 1958
International Office of Commercial Statistics / Est. 1913
International University Statistical Bureau / Est. 1937
Conference of African Statisticians
International Training Centre on Vital Statistics and Health Statistics for South-East Asia / Est. 1951
United Nations Statistical Office

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World Problems relating to Statistics

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Action Strategies relating to Statistics

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Collecting statistics
Compiling socio-economic statistics
Documenting population trends
Analysing statistics
Compiling data on ocean fishing
Advancing official statistics
Fostering integration of statistics
Developing databases on marine living resources
Auditing environmental parameters
Providing census data
Collecting national statistics
Producing environmental resource inventories
Furnishing database on energy
Developing national statistical framework
Collecting sufficient data on women
Improving reliability of national statistics
Establishing environmental health indicators for climate change
Developing national statistical services
Creating statistical errors
Correcting official statistics
Collecting printing machinery statistics
Providing statistical information
Improving statistical education
Effecting official statistical services
Improving statistical data

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