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DATA ANALYSIS

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Definition:
Data analysis is the process of transforming raw data into usable information, often presented in the form of a published analytical article, in order to add value to the statistical output.

Source Publication:
Statistics Canada, "Statistics Canada Quality Guidelines", 5th edition.

Hyperlink:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/dnss/docs-nqaf/Canada-12-539-x2009001-eng.pdf

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Wednesday, October 31, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, June 11, 2013