Step 2: Scroll down the list of databases and click Statista.
Step 3: To search for statistics in Statista type your keywords into the search box.
For this example, we will search "social media".
Step 4: On the Results Page, you will see different types of statistics and reports. You can filter to specific types of results using the box on the left.
Step 5: Click on a result. Results with the blue icon are single statistics and ar the most common type of result found in Statista.
Step 6: Each result will list the original source of the statistic. You can click the Source Link to be taken to the original source of the information.
Step 7: Details gives the methodology for the statistic. This is particularly useful if you are looking at a survey or poll.
Step 8: The statistic can be downloaded as a PDF, XLS, PNG, or PPT.
Step 9: To the right of the statistic are icons that all you to change the charts type, share, get a citation, and print the statistic.
The gear or settings icon will allow you to change the chart type. The options are bar, line, or table.
The share icon allows you to share the statistic via social media, email, or get an embed code.
The quote mark icon provides a citation for the statistic in APA, Chicago, or MLA format.
The print icon allows you to print the statistic.
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