Quantitative character

A character (see also variable) is said to be “quantitative when it express quantities, i.e. it is producted through measurement or count (examples: surface, altitude, population, speed, etc.). Its coding is numeric and its arithmetic has a meaning.”

(source : “Les statistiques en géographie”, P. Dumolard, N. Dubus et L. Charleux, 2003)

See also : Quantitative character
[French: Caractère quantitatif]

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