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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Statistics
 統計,統計數字

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 statistics
 統計學

From: Network Terminology

 statistics
 統計 統計學

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sta·tis·tics n.
 1. The science which has to do with the collection, classification, and analysis of facts of a numerical nature regarding any topic. Specifically: The science dealing with collection, tabulation, and analysis of facts respecting the condition of the people in a state.
 Note: [In this sense grammatically singular.]
 2. pl. Classified facts of a numerical nature regarding any topic. Specifically: (a) Numerical facts respecting the condition of the people in a state, their health, their longevity, domestic economy, arts, property, and political strength, their resources, the state of the country, etc., or respecting any particular class or interest; especially, those facts which can be stated in numbers, or in tables of numbers, or in any tabular and classified arrangement. (b) Sport Numerical facts regarding the performance of athletes or athletic teams, such as winning percentages, numbers of games won or lost in a season, batting averages (for baseball players), total yards gained (for football players).  The creation and classification of such numbers is limited only by the imagination of those wishing to describe athletic performance numerically.
 Syn: -- stats.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 statistics
      n : a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the
          collection and interpretation of quantitative data and
          the use of probability theory to estimate population
          parameters