Authors

Chester Smolski

Document Type

Article

Themes

City Planning

Comments

Housing and income stats require careful study.

Abstract

"It was Benjamin Disraeli, supposedly, who first used this truism: 'There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.' At a time of great interest in house prices and the growing field of demographics, it is incumbent on the reader to be aware of this when reading stories in these areas that are substantiated by numbers."