Statistics is a rewarding and often exciting career choice. Statisticians work with the data that is all around us and the opportunities for work are endless. If you are forward thinking, IT-savvy, interested in finding practical solutions to problems in the society and the world we live in and you enjoy working with numbers and people, this could be the career for you.
All you need to know about what being a professional statistician in different sectors involves and how you can get started.
Our guide to the most relevant courses for potential statisticians, the qualifications you should aim for and other career advice, whatever stage you're at.
You may be surprised at just how many interesting jobs there are for statisticians. This section takes an in depth look at the different areas where statisticians work, the jobs they do, and how to get started.