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What are 3 importance of classification of data?
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Yogita Ingle 3 weeks, 6 days ago

Following Are the Basis of Classification:

(1) Geographical Classification
  • When data are classified with reference to geographical locations such as countries, states, cities, districts, etc. it is known as Geographical Classification.
  • It is also known as ‘Spatial Classification’.
(2) Chronological Classification
  • When data are grouped according to time, such a classification is known as a Chronological Classification.
  • In such a classification, data are classified either in ascending or in descending order with reference to time such as years, quarters, months, weeks, etc.
  • It is also called ‘Temporal Classification’.
(3) Qualitative Classification
  • Under this classification, data are classified on the basis of some attributes or qualities like honesty, beauty, intelligence, literacy, marital status etc.
  • For example, Population can be divided on the basis of marital status as married or unmarried etc.
(4) Quantitative Classification
  • This type of classification is made on the basis some measurable characteristics like height, weight, age, income, marks of students, etc.

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