Descriptive Statistics with Python

Valentina Alto
Aug 21, 2019 · 6 min read

Descriptive Statistics is that branch of Statistics which analyzes brief descriptive coefficients that summarize a given data set. Those coefficients are called ‘descriptive statistics’.

Descriptive statistics hence provides information about the data you want to analyze and describes them in some manners. More specifically, it collects from the target dataset (population) some descriptive measurements (called parameters). It differs from Inferential Statistics since the latter aims at making assumptions and inference about a population starting from a smaller…