## 1.10 Further Statistical Concepts

### Population

- In statistics, a
**population**is all people, objects or events defined by a set number of characteristics. - When dealing with data representing an entire population, we use the following symbols for
**population parameters**:

Mean: \mu (Greek symbol mu)

Standard Deviation: \sigma (Greek symbol sigma)

Examples

Examples of populations can include dogs in Melbourne, marbles in a sack or visits to a zoo.