Statistics is a book written for first and second year students who are pursuing diploma courses in business studies, business insurance, banking, marketing, public administration, accountancy, hotel management and tourism, applied science, computer science, quantitative methods, statistics, actuarial science and engineering in institutes of higher learning. This book is written in a simplified manner that the concepts are easy to grasp and understand. The contents of the book are based on the Basic Statistics and Business Statistics syllabus. This text has nine chapters. In each chapter, the concepts are explained very clearly and appropriate examples, tables, and diagrams are provided. Each chapter is presented with an opening page with real-life applications and related pictures. The concepts of each chapter are clearly specified at the beginning of each chapter for students to preview.