Frankly, I don’t put a lot of stock in statistics and percentile charts.
Maybe it’s because both of my kids rank in the 5th percentile for weight and height. I know that they’re likely destined for shrimpdom like their mother. I accept this fact with resignation.
However, since I clearly have too much time on my hands… and because some might describe my OCD tendencies as pedantic, I’ve put together some graphical representations of random percentiles that I’ve been pondering lately.