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Statistical data are

data collected on a regular basis (by survey from respondents, or from administrative sources) by survey statisticians in the national statistical system to be edited, imputed, aggregated and/or used in the compilation and production of official statistics.[1]
[i]nformation which is held in the form of numerical data, nominal data (eg gender, ethnicity, region), ordinal data (age group, qualification level), interval data (month of birth) or ratio data (age in months).[2]

References Edit

  1. OECD, Glossary of Statistical Terms, "Basic Statistical Data" (full-text).
  2. Anonymisation: Managing Data Protection Risk Code of Practice, App. 1, Glossary, at 50.

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