Following are the merits of a statistical table
(i) Simple Presentation Tabular presentation is the most simplest form of data presentation. Data are easily understood, if tables are systematically prepared.
(ii) Helps in Comparison The tabular presentation facilitates comparison of data by presenting the data properly in rows and columns.
(iii) Special Emphasis Tabulation highlights important characteristics of data. Accordingly, it becomes easy to draw inferences from it.