uk census info

Census data released – Tuesday 11 December https://www.theguardian.com/uk/blog/2012/dec/11/census-data-released-live-coverage

Census 2011 in 10 top 10 charts http://www.theguardian.com/uk/datablog/interactive/2012/dec/11/census-top-ten-charts-jedi-poland-degree

UK Data Service http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/

UK Web Archive Open Data http://data.webarchive.org.uk/opendata/

bookmaking

Mathematics of bookmaking “In gambling parlance, making a book is the practice of laying bets on the various possible outcomes of a single event. The term originates from the practice of recording such wagers in a hard-bound ledger (the ‘book’) and gives the English language the term bookmaker for the person laying the bets and […]

Benford’s Law or First Digit Law

“http://www.surveymonkey.com/sr.aspx?sm=EepAhQxVG6EO9tyceHlnAmeYm7y_2fg4HOmy8lQZ6U33I_3d Notice that the distribution of first digits for “cash in wallet” is nearly identical to “first digit of street address.” One might expect that the distribution would be uniform — meaning that a street address beginning with 5 is just as likely as one beginning with 9. But it is not. In fact the […]