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The country’s statistics office specifically gave shout-outs to the computer chips sector in reporting its advance estimates of economic data last week, crediting “strong demand for parts of electronics products” in propelling the growth of exports.
After initially proposing to expand the five-month post-count processing period, the government condensed it to about half that amount of time, causing alarm among statistics experts who warned it could result in an inaccurate count.
The national statistics agency said earlier this week that the impact of the Covid crisis will dent life expectancy in Sweden, after over a century of almost uninterrupted growth.
When it comes to search engine market share in China, only traditional search engines like Baidu and Sogou will be classified in the landscape by all the statistics providers.
Only 10 percent of high school students take a statistics class — and even most statistics courses are primarily theoretical rather than requiring students to get their hands dirty with data.
Gottfried Achenwall, an eminent German lecturer on statistics, history and the laws of nature, died at Gttingen.
He published several volumes on political economy, and was much interested in statistics.
Well pleased was Mr. Wainwright to see that statistics took my fancy.
These statistics were of much practical use when considering questions of economy and other matters from day to day.
I was soon surprised to find that I too had a taste for statistics and acquired some skill in their compilation.


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