What Is the Difference between Data and Information?


Data refers to the lowest abstract or a raw input which when processed or arranged makes meaningful output. Information is usually the processed outcome of data.
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The difference between data and information is that data is facts and statistics that are collected in raw form for analysis while information is processed data that becomes of use to someone.
The differences between information and data will include: data is arranged into numbers, blocks and charts while information is essentially represented in prose form. Essentially, information is data that has been fully processed.
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