Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
Statistics are facts which are obtained from analysing information expressed in numbers, for example information about the number of times that something happens.
Official ~s show real wages declining by 24%...
There are no reliable ~s for the number of deaths in the battle.
N-COUNT: usu pl
see also vital ~s
Statistics is a branch of mathematics concerned with the study of information that is expressed in numbers.
...a professor of Mathematical Statistics.