Meaning of “statistics” in the English Dictionary

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statisticsplural noun

us /stəˈtɪs·tɪks/ infml stats, /stæts/

a collection of numerical facts or measurements, as about people, business conditions, or weather:

The statistics show that, in general, women live longer than men.
adjective us /stəˈtɪs·tɪ·kəl/

There is little statistical evidence to support the idea that stocks do better in summer than in other seasons.
adverb us /stəˈtɪs·tɪk·li/

statisticsnoun [ U ]

us /stəˈtɪs·tɪks/

(Definition of “statistics” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)