Tag: Statistics

Playing with the Numbers (again)

I’ve noticed various claims about how many people voted to remain in or to leave the EU – which can be interpreted depending on your point of view. Here’s a typical example, this one from the Scotsman newspaper https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/brexit-can-a-scottish-court-order-boris-johnson-to-be-imprisoned-1-5015689 The picture (where the banner looks as if it was photo-shopped in) shows the claim: 73% […]

EU Statistics

European Statistics are provided by the European Commission at http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ As well as raw statistical data various infographics are provided to help in interpreting the data. One interesting infographic is “My Country in a Bubble” that allows you to compare EU member countries and the EFTA countries in a number of different topics. Try it […]