Terms used in official statistics

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Variant grouping


Dividing statistical population into homogeneous groups of quantitative features measured on metric scales (interval scale or quotient scale). Units are grouped into classes or ranges of numerical values. An example of such grouping is the division of workers by seniority level into groups of 0-3, 3-6, 6-9, 9-12, 12-15 years.

High-level terms

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Programowania, Koordynacji Badań i Rejestrów