Box plot of income, Applied Statistics

The box plot displays the diversity of data for the income; the data ranges from 20 being the minimum value and 1110 being the maximum value. The box plot is positively skewed at 4.27 as the whisker at the top of the box is longer than the whisker at the bottom of the box, thus showing that there are more values at the top end of the box. The lower quartile is basically the 25th percentile which is 100; the median is the 50th percentile which is 120 and the upper quartile is 75th percentile which is 160.

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In relation to extreme data for income there are 58 outliers which have been identified on the box plot which deviate significantly from the rest of the distribution of the data:     

Outlier Value

Rows

1110

448

630

757

460

1200

450

1344

430

657

420

1379, 1416

400

1032

360

92, 1225

350

1187, 340, 1193

340

350, 56, 748, 1009

330

898, 903, 1170, 1191, 1143

320

121, 1188, 694, 373

310

345, 775

300

449, 974, 781, 872

290

176, 281, 1385

280

1247, 1171, 997, 485, 222, 181, 165

270

1413, 799, 80, 614, 1042, 1299

260

9, 23, 163, 260, 481, 674, 1210, 1322, 1370,1517

 

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