World Statistics Day

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World Statistics Day
Date 20 October 2010; 2015
Frequency twice

World Statistics Day was celebrated for the first time on 20 October 2010 worldwide. The United Nations Statistical Commission declared the day.[1] As of 2010, 103 countries celebrate a national Statistics Day, including 51 African countries that jointly celebrate African Statistics Day annually on 18 November.[2]

The next World Statistics Day will be celebrated in 2015.

The Royal Statistical Society in the UK also launched its getstats statistical literacy campaign on the same day at 20:10 (on 20.10.2010).[3]


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