In a village of 200 farms, a study was conducted to find the cropping pattern. Out of the 50 farms surveyed, 50% grew only wheat. Identify the population and the sample here.
Population refers to the aggregate or the total items to be studied for an investigation. So, the population here is 200 farms.
Sample is the subset of the population. In other words, a small set selected from the population for statistical study is referred as sample population.
Out of 200 farms, only 50 farms are selected for survey; therefore, the sample population is 50 farms.