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1332.0.55.002 - Statistical Language!, 2008  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/06/2008  First Issue
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In the table employment types and positions in the company are qualitative data and salaries are quantitative data.

Employment details of 'The Widget Company'

Observation
Position in company
Salary ($)

1
CEO
100 000
2
Manager
60 000
3
Manager
60 000
4
Factory Worker
50 000
5
Factory Worker
50 000
6
Factory Worker
50 000
7
Factory Worker
50 000
8
Trainee
40 000
9
Trainee
40 000


The diagram below illustrates the same qualitative and quantitative data. The data above the line is quantitative, and the data below the line qualitative.

Diagram: quantitative and qualitative data


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