**Definition of Quantitative Data**

- The data that can be counted or measured is called to be Quantitative Data.

**More about Quantitative Data**

- Quantitative data is also known as numerical data.
- Quantitative data can be analyzed by using statistical method and can also be represented by using graph.
- Discrete and continuous data are quantitative data.

**Example of Quantitative Data**

- The above bar graph shows the temperature (°F) for the first six days on the month of October in a particular state. The ‘Date’ (on the horizontal axis) is quantitative (discrete data) as it is measuring the temperature of a particular date. The ‘Temperature (°F)’ (on the vertical axis) is quantitative (continuous data) as the temperature is counted.

**Solved Example on Quantitative Data**

Identify the quantitative data.

Choices:

A. Color of jerseys of each team in World Cup Soccer.

B. Name of the players of a soccer team.

C. Number of vehicles sold from a shop in a month.

D. Color of shirts displayed in a sales counter.

Correct Answer: C

Solution:

Step 1:The data that can be counted or measured is called to be quantitative data.

Step 2:Here, “Number of vehicles sold from a shop in a month” is the quantitative data.

**Related Terms for Quantitative Data**

- Bar graph
- Circle Graph
- Continuous data
- Data
- Discrete data
- Histogram
- Horizontal Axis
- Line Graph
- Measure
- Vertical Axis