Examples of statistic in a Sentence
One statistic that stuck out is that 40 percent of those surveyed did not have college degrees.
Recent Examples of statistic from the Web
Under General dela Rosa’s command, the police have killed more than 2,600 people in antidrug operations, police statistics show.
But the U.K.’s deficit with Germany was even bigger, according to German government statistics.
Members of Minnesota’s black community said the statistics were proof of racial profiling.
And three-quarters of the students will be trying to pay that debt back without the benefit of a law license, if those statistics don’t improve.
Those precautions could help cyclists avoid becoming a crash statistic.
Economists generally agree that, by historical standards, today’s unemployment statistics look good.
Through Sunday, Harrison has recorded 23 homicides, a 28 percent decline from 32 a year earlier, official police statistics show.
Last month, 898 houses were sold in Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton, Jasper, Starke and Pulaski counties, compared to 915 the same month last year, the statistics show.
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Origin and Etymology of statistic
singular of statistics
First Known Use: 1817
STATISTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of statistic for English Language Learners
: a number that represents a piece of information (such as information about how often something is done, how common something is, etc.)
statistics : a type of mathematics that deals with the study of statistics
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