In addition to these population statistics, sample statistics are also
reported. For example, market research agencies also collect numerical
information which can dominate the news in advance of a general election. As an
example. A single issue of the Tans contained the flowing:
Drink- drive statistics .
Mothers feelings about going back to work.
Numbers of visitors to Britain subdivkled by nationality .
A breakdown of British Rail assets.
Pages of statistics on stocks and shares. Mach more interesting pages of sports
World weather statistics (Source: the subject statistics is conceraed with
trying to make sense of all this numerical information.