a.Attractive Shapes The tables should be neat and attractive. The size of table should be neither too big nor small.
b.Simplicity A table should be simple and self explanatory and according to the object of statistical investigation.
c.Place of Approximation If approximation is done for the figures written in that table it should be mentioned.
d.Free from Irrelevant Data A table must from all types of irrelevant data.
e.Use of circle or Box etc Certain figures which are to be emphasized should be in distinctive type or in circle or a box or between thick lines.
f.Miscellaneous Columns A table should have miscellaneous column or remark column for the information which cannot be grouped in the classification mode.
g.Non Availability of the Data If some information is not available due to one other reason a line ( -) or not available ( N. A.) or a cross x should be used along with a classification of these symbols.