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Job Description: 

Statisticians conduct research and improve or develop statistical concepts, theories and operational methods and techniques and advise on or engage in their practical application in such fields as engineering, business and social and other sciences.


Tasks include:

  • studying, improving and developing statistical theories and techniques
  • applying statistics, probability and risk theory to assess potential financial impacts of future events
  • planning and organising surveys and other statistical collections, and designing questionnaires
  • evaluating, processing, analysing, and interpreting statistical data and preparing them for publication
  • advising on or applying various data collection methods and statistical methods and techniques, and determining reliability of findings, especially in such fields as business or medicine as well as in other areas of natural, social or life sciences
  • preparing scientific papers and reports
  • supervising the work of statistical assistants and statistical clerks
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Statistician (applied statistics)

This unit group excludes

Statistical officer (2123)
Statistical clerk (4314)

Specific Occupations: 


International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore