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Statista

Evaluated by: Jordyn C. Claiborne

https://www.statista.com/


Name of site: Statista: The Statistics Portal
Statista is one of the leading statistics companies on the internet. With a team of over 250 statisticians, database experts, analysts, and editors, Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information. The product is aimed at business clients and academics of any size. Consultant firms and media agencies license our services as well as strategy and marketing departments in large corporations from a variety of industries. Our client base includes a wide range of globally active companies and premier academic institutions. Since the launch of the platform in 2008, more than 1,000,000 users have registered with Statista.

What it has data about: Statistics provides data mostly about Marketing, Industry, Uses of technology,  with some statistics on societal issues such as prisoners, oil use, gas prices etc.

TOPICS
Society
Natural Gas Energy
Oil and Gas Industry
Prisoners in the United States
Recreational Boating
Global Pharmaceutical Industry
Gas Prices
Motorcycle Industry in the U.S.
Hotel Industry
Crowd Funding

TIME PERIOD

Statista covers information from both the 20th and 21st centuries
what geographical area it covers: United States

ISSUES –  crime (US Prison system), gas consumption in the US & pricing

COLLECTION

A team of over 250 statisticians, database experts, analysts, and editors, & Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information
The data is gathered from over 18,000 sources, including studies, scientific journals, official communications, trade reports, books, and other relevant statistical publications. You can find source and background information in the information box underneath a specific statistics

PRESENTATION  The data is represented in mostly visualizations such as charts and graphs.

HOW TO USE:

One can use the search bar on the home page or the menu options to access data.

HOW TO CITE:

Peng, Daven, and Juliane Gatschke. “ Statista – The Statistics Portal for Market Data, Market

    Research and Market Studies.”  Statista – The Statistics Portal for Market Data, Market

    Research and Market Studies, www.statista.com/.