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What proportion of the births or baptisms of children were recorded in early nineteenth century England?

There have been a number of attempts to estimate these values, knowing that it is very challenging to count things that didn't happen. A good summary of available statistics is given in The ...
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How to know in GEDCOM if a filiation is unknowable?

Yes, you are correct that there is no standard tag in GEDCOM for filiation. If you are using Heredis or any program that creates a custom GEDCOM tag for filiation, then you can use that tag. Your ...
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Statistical analysis of data within my genealogy program?

The queries that you are asking for can be easily performed by Family Historian, it has several queries that cover most of what you want and you can create your own. There is a 30 day free trial of ...
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Average time between birth and baptism in the Church of England?

I have mentioned this very interesting volume in another answer: Population Studies from Parish Registers, a selection of readings from Local Population Studies, edited by Michael Drake (Local ...
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Statistical analysis of data within my genealogy program?

A free program that provides some useful statistics is My Family Tree by Chronoplex Software. On their description of their Statistics, they say: "The Statistics view displays a variety of ...
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Assessing the frequency of surname in an 18th century English parish

According to GENUKI, the population of Rowley Regis parish in 1801 was around 5000 people and it only really started growing in the 1820s. It was presumably a bit lower in the 18th century. That's not ...
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Determining average number of people that have same surname as random person?

My suggestion would be to investigate WolframAlpha (https://www.wolframalpha.com/) if you haven't already, at least for the United States. If you enter the term "surname xxxx," it will produce a ...
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Where can I access annual reports of the registrar-general for England after 1920?

not England but it may be of interest that Ireland & Northern Ireland reports are available here covering 1864 to present day: Ireland/Northern Ireland Reports 1887 onwards from http://www.nisra....
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Statistical analysis of data within my genealogy program?

Gigatrees (http://gigatrees.com) can provide the first two of these broken out by century on its statistics page and the third as part of its data validation report.
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Is everyone of European ancestry actually descended from Muhammad and Charlemagne?

It is trivially easy to dispute the assertion that EVERYONE on the planet is descended from Nefertiti and Confucius. The key error is that the argument fails to account for long-term genetic ...
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Is everyone of European ancestry actually descended from Muhammad and Charlemagne?

A very easy way to challenge the article is to highlight that there are still races in the world and not a single mixed race. What the article tries to demonstrate is that, the more generations ...
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Statistical analysis of data within my genealogy program?

Some of what you want can be done with the analytics pages generated by ged2site - it should be easy to add the other reports. See https://github.com/nigelhorne/ged2site For my own family tree you ...
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What are chances of a yDNA match by chance and not by close common ancestor?

It seems to me that you could have two separate lines that go back many hundreds of years that just happened to mutate and by coincidence end up in the same general area of yDNA and thus appear as ...
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