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Data & Statistics

What are Statistics?

Statistics interprets and analyzes raw data, producing a summary or narrative. These values are displayed using quick numbers like percentages, ratios, tables, or graphs to support a point of view or highlight trends in the data.

Statistics Example

                Screenshot of Diversity Index of Texas during 2020

This is an example of a data visualization using statistics. Source: Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the United States: 2010 Census and 2020 Census. US Department of Commerce. https://accelerate.census.gov/2020-redistricting-toolkit/