Statistics Programs used

Free Statistics Programs

  • R
  • RStudio
  • Calc

Paid Statistics Programs

  • SPSS
  • Stata
  • MiniTab
  • Excel with data analisys add in
  • XLStat
  • EViews

Basic statistics is possible to be done into Excel or other spreadsheet.

R allows to do most of the things that are done into paid packages.


R with Rcmdr is friendly but SPSS and Stata have a more user friendly interface.


Some programs are more oriented to specific tasks.

For instance, EViews is prepared to work with time series.