Meaning | A datum that can be represented numerically. |
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Category | statistics | A branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters |
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Narrower | average, norm | A statistic describing the location of a distribution |
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demographic | A statistic characterizing human populations (or segments of human populations broken down by age or sex or income etc.) |

deviation | The difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function |

moment | The n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value |

nonparametric statistic, distribution free statistic | A statistic computed without knowledge of the form or the parameters of the distribution from which observations are drawn |

parametric statistic | Any statistic computed by procedures that assume the data were drawn from a particular distribution |

time series | A series of values of a variable at successive times |

vital statistics | data relating to births and deaths and health and diseases and marriages |

Broader | datum, data point | An item of factual information derived from measurement or research |
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Spanish | estadística, estadístico muestral |
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Catalan | estadística |
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