There are numerical or otherwise, collected with a definite purpose are called data. Data is the plural form of the Latin word datum.
Defination : A branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation,and presentation of masses of numerical data.
The word ‘statistics’ appears to have been derived from the Latin word ‘status’ meaning ‘a (political) state’. Sir Ronald Fisher was a
British statistician and biologist who was known for his contributions to experimental design and population genetics. He is known as the father of modern statistics and experimental design.