Description

Statisticians are concerned with collection, organizations, analysis, interpretation and presentation of quantitative information. Statistics and economics enable students to develop skills in mathematics, computation, and scientific inference used in solving practical problems in medicine, agriculture, engineering and so on.

Statisticians work in a range of sectors including education, government, finance, forensics, environment, health, market research, sport and transportation.

Economics and Statistics are simply a combination of Economics and Statistics which is often referred as EcoStat. Some schools also offer Mathematics and Economics often referred as MathsEco.

Subject Combination

English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, chemistry, agricultural science and economics

Employment

Statisticians are employed by insurance companies, investment companies and banks, market research companies, pharmaceutical companies, oil companies, automobile industries, manufacturing and service companies, financial institutions and universities.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCE CAREERS

  • Strong analytical skills,
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Computer skills
  • Project management skills
  • Organization skills and management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Leadership skills

Read: The overview – Social Science