We see statistics everywhere. They are used to justify our actions. They promise better futures, or proof our assumptions.
But 73,6% of all statistics are made up. It's hard to trust those numbers when you know the truth. Yet still, they are guiding our lives.
Sure, those numbers always come from somewhere. But knowing the whole process, the whole truth behind the numbers they don't actually tell you that much. For example what was the target group, in which context was the numbers collected or how does the result compare to other information.