Survey

<p>A systematic collection of <a href="/category/glossary/data">data</a> taken by questioning a <a href="/category/glossary/sample">sample</a> of people taken from a <a href="/category/glossary/population">population</a> in order to estimate a <a href="/category/glossary/population-parameters">population parameter</a>.</p>
<p>Alternative: sample survey</p>
<p>See: <a href="/category/glossary/poll">poll</a></p>
<p><strong>Curriculum achievement objectives references</strong><br />
Statistical investigation: Levels 5, (6), 7, 8<br />
Statistical literacy: Levels 7, 8</p>