I Didn't find any figures in "facts & figures" of something, i only find is words which means facts, then What does figures mean in "facts & figures" ?

  • Did you look up figures in a dictionary? "a number, especially one which forms part of official statistics or relates to the financial performance of a company." – Martin Smith Jan 3 '16 at 12:15
  • Facts and figures is a set phrase, regardless of the proportion of them someone may deem to be facts versus figures. – choster Jan 14 '16 at 16:27

Figures are numerical values. A detailed analysis of 'something' will often contain words as well as numbers, so facts and figures


The Queen is 89 years old. David Cameron, the Prime Minister, is 49 years old.

In this statement you have both facts and figures. The figures are 89 and 49.

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