“A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.” ~ H. H. Munro.
According to this site, 79.48% of all statistics are made up on the spot.
This site claims that 83% of All Statistics are Made Up on the Spot
Joke: 70% of all statistics are made up on the spot by 64% of people that produce false statistics 54% of the time they produce them.
This guy says, “98% of statistics are made up on the spot.”
Jokes aside, how would you estimate the percentage of statistics that are actually made up on the spot?