Terms used in official statistics

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Decile


Definition:

Quantiles of order k/10 for k = 1,2, ... 9. For example, the first decile (for statistical data sorted in increasing order) means that 10% of units have features less than or equal to the first decile, and 90% of units have features equal to or greater than the first decile.


Low-level terms:

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