


French
Equivalent: Estimateur 
Definition: 
A rule or method of estimating a parameter of a population.

Context: 
It is usually expressed as a function of sample values and hence is a variable whose distribution is of great importance in assessing the reliability of the estimate to which it leads.

Source
Publication: 
The International Statistical Institute, “The Oxford Dictionary of Statistical Terms”, edited by Yadolah Dodge, Oxford University Press, 2003.

Statistical
Theme: Methodological information (metadata) 
Glossary
Output Segments: 
SDMX

Created
on Sunday, May 19, 2002 
Last
updated on Monday, December 19, 2005 












