Cyrus as much as i know i am writing it but there may be lot many more.. Hope you like it.**Merits :**

1.Comprehensive : Statistics makes data short,comprehensive and easy.

2.Saves Time : Long unarranged data may result in consumption of ample of time, through statistics is

becomes lot more easy to handle the data.

3. Quick Conclusions & Results : Through Statistics one can make very quick conclusions & results can be easily made out of a complex long Raw Data.**Demerits :**

1.Statistics omitts or neglets an individuals importance.. so Loss of Imformation is there..

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merits:

1. quantitaive expression of economic problems

2. inter sectoral and inter temporal comparisons

3. formulation of policies

4. economic equilibrium

demerits:-

1. study of numerical facts only

2.study of aggregates only

3. results are true only on a average

4.can be used only by the experts

5. prone to misuse

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**Merits :**

1.Comprehensive : Statistics makes data short,comprehensive and easy.

2.Saves Time : Long unarranged data may result in consumption of ample of time, through statistics is

becomes lot more easy to handle the data.

3. Quick Conclusions & Results : Through Statistics one can make very quick conclusions & results can be easily made out of a complex long Raw Data.**Demerits :**

1.Statistics omitts or neglets an individuals importance.. so Loss of Imformation is there..

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merits:

1. quantitaive expression of economic problems

2. inter sectoral and inter temporal comparisons

3. formulation of policies

4. economic equilibrium

demerits:-

1. study of numerical facts only

2.study of aggregates only

3. results are true only on a average

4.can be used only by the experts

5. prone to misuse

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1. quantitaive expression of economic problems

2. inter sectoral and inter temporal comparisons3. formulation of policies4. economic equilibriumdemerits:-1. study of numerical facts only2.study of aggregates only3. results are true only on a average4.can be used only by the experts5. prone to misuse

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However, it is easy to misinterpret statistics and present deceptive analysis. One outlier in an experiment, for example, can skew results away from the true central mean. In addition, bias can be introduced into public surveys by asking questions in an inappropriate manner. So-called "push polls" can mislead the media and the public to believe something that is not supported by fair polls.

In addition, scientists are often accused of misinterpreting data. For example, a large sample is likely to contain one or more anomalous results. Scientists who do not state a clear hypothesis before running tests and conducting statistical analysis may conclude that one such small anomaly is evidence for a particular hypothesis even though the result is merely noise in the data

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**Merits :**# Statistics is used by workers, labour unions, traders, auditors, etc. The

**politicians & their supports**are immensely interested in knowing their prospects of winning election by sampling few voters prior to election.

# Useful to

**economists**; satistics serves as a raw material to the economists in making certain laws.

# Useful to

**finance minister**; for making sound and balanced annual budget of the country, statistics plays an very important role.

# Statistics is very useful for an individual ;It provides him factual knowledge of prices of commodities in different markets.

__Limitations :__# Does not study individuals.

# Without reference, the results may prove to be wrong.

# Statistics deals with numerical facts only.

# They are true only on an average.

# Needs special expertise.

# Homogeneity of data is essential.

# Prone to misuse.

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2.helps to compare data and draw conclusions.

3.helps in forecasting trends.

4. a base for decision making and implementing policies.

Demerits- 1. studies numerical facts but not qualitative data

2.not homogenous and uniform

3.can be used by exerts only

4. prone to misuse.

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1. It helps to present bulk data in a precise and definite form.?

2. Statistics helps to compare data and draw conclusions.

3. Statistics helps in forecasting trends.?

4. Statistical data provides a base for decision making and formulating policies.?

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Limitations of Statistics:

1. Statistics studies numerical facts only, it is not suited for qualitative study such as honesty, friendship etc.

2.Data must be homogenous and uniform otherwise comparison may not be possible.?

3. Satistical methods can be used by experts only or they may give rise to errors or distrust in the data.

4. Statistical data can be prone to misuse.

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