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.
Video Examples: 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
Ques: 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
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.