Meaning of STATISTICS in English

STATISTICS

[sta.tis.tics] n pl but sing or pl in constr [G Statistik study of political facts and figures, fr. NL statisticus of politics, fr. L status state] (1770) 1: a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of masses of numerical data

2: a collection of quantitative data

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.