It is important to remember that although polls, statistics, and demographic information are separate concepts, the general public often uses them interchangeably. This guide will link you to all kinds of numerical data about people.
A statistic is a calculated measurement created from a dataset of a large quantity of numerical data.
A demographic is a statistic derived from a study of populations of people. Demography includes the study of size, structure, characteristics, and distribution of populations over space and time.
Use the following syntax when you are looking for statistics on a .gov and .org site:
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