# Getting Started

*StatsBase.jl* is a Julia package that provides basic support for statistics. Particularly, it implements a variety of statistics-related functions, such as scalar statistics, high-order moment computation, counting, ranking, covariances, sampling, and empirical density estimation.

## Installation

To install StatsBase through the Julia REPL, you can type `] add StatsBase`

or:

```
using Pkg
Pkg.add("StatsBase")
```

To load the package, use the command:

`using StatsBase`