Present the following information in tabular form:
According to the official statistics the incidence of crime(in a city) under all heads except murders increased during the year upto 15 December as compared to last year.
Sixty six cases of dacoity were reported this year as against 19 in the corresponding period last year. The number of attempted murder rose to 256 from 200, while robbery cases rose to 636 from 324 last year. Burglaries, motors vehicles theft and cycle theft also increased to 3283, 2759, 5889 respectively as against 2527, 1965, 5129 last year. The total number of cases registered this year was 51809 as against 40, 246 last year.
Compare the descriptive and tabular method of presentation of data.
In above question, suppose you want to emphasize the increase in numbers of murders and robberies during the period. How would you do that in tabular form ?
Number of Cases
Attempt to murder
256 (% increase = 28%- WN1)
636 (% increase = 96.29%- WN2 )
Motor Vehicle Theft
Total number of cases registered
For emphasisng on the increase in the number of attempt to murders* and robberies, the percentage increase in the number of cases of such crimes can be presented.
*Note: As no data is presented for the number of cases of murder, so it has been assumed that the question is regarding the attempt to murder.
WN1: % Increase for attempt to murder
WN2: % Increase for robbery