Overview for Descriptive Statistics

Use Descriptive Statistics to summarize numeric data with a variety of statistics such as the sample size, mean, median, and standard deviation. This analysis also provides graphs of your data.

For example, an analyst wants to compare the sales price of a sample of houses in two different towns. The analyst can compare the means, standard deviations, and the minimum and maximum sales prices for each town. The analyst can also create a histogram, individual value plot, and boxplot of the data.

Where to find this analysis

  • Mac: Statistics > Summary Statistics > Descriptive Statistics
  • PC: STATISTICS > Describe

When to use an alternate analysis

If you want to summarize samples of count data, use Tally.

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