This course aims to provide students with the knowledge of statistical tools, quantitative facts and techniques to describe social phenomena.
- Meaning nature and scope of statistics
- Use of statistics
- Importance of statistics
- Limitation of statistics and data management.
- Measures of Central tendency,
- Mean, Median, Mode,
- Dispersion, Skewness and Kurtosis
- Determining the Bi-variate relationship
- Correlation analysis
- Regression analysis
- Analysis of Time Series
- Measurement of trends (Graphical, semi average, least square)
- Measurement of seasonal variation
- Interpolation & Extrapolation.
- Index Number
- Laspeyre’s, Paasche’s and Fisher’s index number
- Time reversal test and factor reversal test
- Consumer’s price index number
- Aggregative expenditure method
- Family budget method
- Base shifting and deflating
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