# Definition:Inductive Statistics

## Contents

## Definition

**Inductive statistics** is the phase of statistics which is concerned with the conditions under which conclusions about populations can be drawn from analysis of particular samples.

The inferences drawn by **inductive statistics** are generally couched in the language of probability theory.

## Also known as

**Inductive statistics** is also known as **statistical inference**, or **inferential statistics**.

## Also see

- Results about
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## Sources

- 1961: Murray R. Spiegel:
*Theory and Problems of Statistics*... (previous) ... (next): Chapter $1$: Variables and Graphs: Population and Sample. Descriptive and Inductive Statistics