Frequency distribution tables

This webpage from Statistics Canada demonstrates how to construct four different types of frequency distribution tables.

Each example comes with clear instructions and a detailed example of the final product.


  • Example 1 – Constructing a frequency distribution table
  • Example 2 – Constructing a cumulative frequency distribution table
  • Example 3 – Constructing a frequency distribution table for large numbers of observations
  • Example 4 – Constructing relative frequency and percentage frequency tables


Statistics Canada. (2011, June 17). Frequency distribution tables. Retrieved from

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