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Statistics guide at the University of Manchester: Home

Welcome to the University of Manchester statistics guide

  • How much rainfall does Manchester get?  
  • Where can I find statistics on UK voting patterns over the last 50 years?
  • What was the GDP of Argentina between 2005-2012?
  •  What % of the UK population were 25 and under during the last decade?

Statistics provide important information that can support your coursework and research. As part of your studies you may need to find, access and use statistical data.

This guide provides information for University of Manchester students and staff and how to search for statistics in books, journal articles, databases and on the web.


My Learning Essentials

Adding up: introduction to statistics

  • Are you confused by statistics terminology?
  • Do you need help with organising your data?
  • What kind of chart should you use? Pie, Scale, Histogram or Box plot?
  • How can you display your data in a meaningful way?

Access this tutorial for a useful introduction to statistics and how to use data effectively.

New statistics resources are developed on a regular basis and you can find these on the My Learning Essentials webpages.

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