In descriptive statistics, a decile is any of the nine values that divide the sorted data into ten equal parts, so that each part represents 1/10 of the sample or population.[1] A decile is one possible form of a quantile; others include the quartile and percentile.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Lockhart, Robert S. (1998), Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis: For the Behavioral Sciences, Macmillan, p. 78, ISBN 9780716729747 .
  2. ^ Sheskin, David J. (2003), Handbook of Parametric and Nonparametric Statistical Procedures (3rd ed.), CRC Press, p. 10, ISBN 9781420036268 .