How do I reference information from Statista using APA 7th?

Answer

Statista is usually the author of reports in the database, but it is not the source of data from surveys and statistics. When referencing you should always cite the original source of the information. Do not use Statista as the author if you are citing data that came from another organisation (see examples below). You can find Source details by checking the panel to the right of the data in Statista.

Referencing statistics from Statista

Name of Author Organisation. (Date). Title of graph [Graph]. Title of Source. URL

IDC. (2023, October). Global smartphone market share from 4th quarter 2009 to 3rd quarter 2023 [Graph]. Statista. https://www.statista.com

Referencing reports from Statista

Name of Author Organisation. (Date). Title of report. Title of Source. URL

Statista. (2023). Construction industry in the United Kingdom (UK). https://www.statista.com

NB: When the author and source are the same, omit the source name to avoid repetition as in the example.

Referencing insight reports from Statista

Name of Author Organisation. (Date). Title of report. Title of Source. Retrieved date, from URL

Statista. (n.d.). Digital health - Worldwide. Retrieved November 17, 2023, from https://www.statista.com

NB: When contents of a page are designed to change over time but are not archived, include a retrieval date in the reference as in the example.

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