To identify whether this article contains qualitative or quantitative data, you need to ask yourself a key question. Firstly, to do this you have a look at the information contained in the article. Then, you must ask yourself is the information based on numbers and statistics, or does it contain a numerical analysis? If so, you can identify the information in this article as quantitative data. This type of data relates to quantities of things and is, therefore, quantitative.
Conversely, is the information in the article based on words or images? If so, you can identify this article as containing qualitative data.
As a final point, it is worth noting that some articles might contain a mixture of quantitative and qualitative data. Be sure to look out for both types as you read.
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