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How to spot a potential outlier in data

The definition of an outlier has changed over time, as different types of statistical methods have evolved.This chart gives a visual guide to the way we measure outliers and how to spot them.Outliers are individuals or groups of people whose findings are statistically significant and therefore important.Outlier numbers are those that are very different from […]

Unemployment figures to fall in January – Reuters

Unemployed people across Australia will have to wait until April for the national unemployment rate to fall, the Bureau of Statistics (BIS) has announced.The BIS said on Wednesday the national average unemployment rate was 5.9 per cent.Unemployed workers have a chance to apply for unemployment benefit if they meet certain criteria, including being in employment […]

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