August 5, 2012

Statistics New Zealand’s alternative medal table …

A big gold medal to Statistics New Zealand for its daily tally of Olympic  medals by population (the most usual table is number of medals won), with the numbers sliced and diced different ways. Whichever way you slice and dice, the Aussies will still be cross.


Total medals per 1 million - day 6


Julie Middleton is an Auckland journalist with a keen interest in the way the media uses/abuses data. She happens to be married to a statistician. See all posts by Julie Middleton »

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