Probability & Statistics

ASSIGNMENT 1

Common Wealth Games

Medal Tally

As a part of my Statistics project, I compiled the medal tally of 5 countries from the year 1966 to 2014 in various sports. The countries were:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • England
  • India
  • New Zealand

The data was compiled for:

  1. Badminton
  2. Swimming
  3. Table Tennis
  4. Athletics

The data was compiled and represented graphically in various diagrams to get a better understanding of the uses of data representation.

The data was first compiled in a tabular form:

Medal Tally

FINAL COUNT

The total contribution of each country in the final medal tally is depicted below in the form of a pie chart:

The above pie chart clearly shows that Australia won the maximum Number of medals in the Commonwealth Games since 1966–2014.


Total medals in all Sports

The contribution of each country in every sport is depicted below using a horizontal bar graph:

The above histogram shows that Swimming has the maximum number of events, followed by Athletics.

Australia won the maximum number of medals in Swimming and Cycling, whereas England had the lead in Cycling and Athletics


Gold Medal Tally

The gold medal count of each country is depicted below in the form of a vertical bar diagram:


Badminton

The year vise medal tally in BADMINTON:

England won the maximum medals in England, leaving other countries behind.


Swimming

The year vise medal tally in SWIMMING:

Australia won the maximum number of medals in Swimming throughout the years, the maximum being in the years 2000–14


Athletics

The year vise medal tally in ATHLETICS:

England had a clear lead in the Athletics events throughout the years, performing the best in the years 1976–88.


Combined Medal Tally year vise

The year vise medal tally in all the combined sports:


Based on my analysis, the ranking of the teams were:

Australia, England, Canada, India, New Zealand.

Hence, compiled and represented the data on sports in an effective manner.