# Content of Statistical Analysis

## Contents of Statistical Analysis

UPSC Syllabus:

• Statistical Analysis, graph and diagrams : This part will test the
candidate’s ability to draw conclusions from information presented in
Statistical, graphical or diagrammatical form and to interpret them.

## Statistics: Meaning, Scope and Limitations

• Concept
• Functions of Statistics
• Limitations
• Misuses

## Classification & Seriation of Data

• Objectives and Characteristics of Classification
• Types of Classification
• Variables and frequency Distribution
• Works Examples

## Presentation of Data: Tabulation

• Meaning and Objectives
• Parts of a Table
• Rules of Tabulation
• Types of Tabulation
• Worked Examples

## Presentation of Data: Diagrams

• Introduction
• General Rules of Construction
• Types of Diagrams
• Worked Examples

## Presentation of Data: Graphs

• Fundamentals
• Graphs of Time Series of Historigrams
• Graphs of Frequency Distribution
• Basis Types of Frequency Curves
• Limitation
• The Misuse of Graphs
• Worked Examples

## Statistical Analysis and Interpretation

• Ratios and Precentages
• Dispersion
• Probability
• Index Number
• Probability
• Index Numbers
• Correlation
• Regression
• Analysis of Time Series
• Interpolation and Extrapolation
• Interpretation