Questions tagged [statistics]

"The study of the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data", according to the 2003 Oxford Dictionary of Statistical Terms.

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Statistics on Harry Potter chapter length

I'm looking for some statistics on typical Harry Potter chapter word count. A nicely graphed distribution would be nice, but I'll accept an answer that has something equivalent to the average, ...
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Are humans divided into ethnic groups in Star Wars?

Related: Are there any statistics for the demographics of the Star Wars universe? In the Star Wars universe, we see humans from various real-life ethnic groups playing human characters, but it is not ...
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Are there any statistics for the demographics of the Star Wars universe?

Since there are thousands of species across the Star Wars universe, is there any statistic (fan-made or canon) about its demographics (per system/planet/globally)?
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I'm looking for a short story about a monastery where people use data analysis to improve their lives

I'm looking for a short story about a monastery where people use data analysis to improve their lives, and go out into the world to investigate "anomalies". The story was set in the future, but not ...
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How quickly do Krogan reproduce, naturally and after the Genophage?

The Mass Effect Wiki says that krogan females can produce up to 1,000 fertilized eggs in a year. However, we also know that Tuchanka is an insanely dangerous place to live: between the thresher maws ...
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Did anyone make a count of the number of times Egwene/Nynaeve/Elayne got caught?

They got caught so easily and I just wonder if they got caught more in the future. From what I can remember (up to The Shadow Rising), Egwene and Perrin got caught by the Children of the Light. ...
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How many snowspeeders (T-47) participated in the Battle of Hoth according to canon?

How many snowspeeders (T-47) participated in the Battle of Hoth according to canon? I will take calculations based on any canon texts (G- to C- canon); or calculated by movie visuals. I would accept ...
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How many Men were there on Arda at the time of War of the Ring?

Is there a good estimate (books or supplementary canon material) of how many Men there were on Arda at the time of the War of the Ring? I am OK with an answer either for Arda as a whole, or at least ...
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How tall was Barad-dûr?

Can someone calculate, from books description or from movies, the height of Barad-dûr? I've found this on FB but it sounds too small to me!!
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How many Jedi (Knights) lived in the galaxy before The Clone Wars?

How many Jedi (Knights) lived in the galaxy before The Clone Wars? More to the point, what was the order of magnitude? Can the total number of Jedi be approximated by the ones we see in the movies? ...
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How many elves were there in Middle Earth by the time of LOTR events?

When answering " What are the main reasons the elves did not show up in force to defeat Sauron? " I tried to find some info but nothing was easily googlable. How many elves were there in Middle Earth ...
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How many planets did the Rebel Alliance control?

Related to How many planets were there in the Empire at the time of A New Hope? OK, so if there were literally Millions of worlds in the Empire, how many total worlds did the Rebel Alliance control? ...
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How many planets were there in the Empire at the time of A New Hope?

How many planets were there in the Empire at the time of A New Hope? Must be a real planet or large moon Must be inhabited by sentient beings Must be governed by the Palpatine's Galactic Empire.
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Who was more likely to die, a Death Eater or Order of the Phoenix member?

My thesis is that Peter Pettigrew chose the Death Eaters since it was safer - specifically, you had a lot more chances of not getting killed compared to staying on James Potter's side. Based on canon,...
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How many people perished in both Wizarding Wars (the Voldemort ones)?

is there a good estimate on how many people (wizards, muggles or both) perished in both Wizarding Wars (the Voldemort ones)? I'm fine if the Death Eater side is included, either as a separate #, or ...