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 th data properly in rows and columns.
(iii) Special Emphasis : Tabulation highlights important characteristics of data. Accordingly, it becomes easy to draw inferences from it.