What is tabulation ?


The systematic and orderly arrangement of facts and figures in columns and rows is called tabulation. The horizontal arrangements are called rows and the vertical arrangements are called columns. The followings are the different parts of a statistical table;

(a) Each table is provided with an identification number called table number.

(b) A suitable title to the table is given.

(c) A head note is given below the table.

(d) Bach heading assigned to columns are called captions and heading attached to rows are called stub.

(e) Each table must have a body of the table and a footnote.