# Parameter

From Open Risk Manual

## Definition

**Parameter**. Statistical / Mathematical Concept.

## Example

- A variable such as Activity Data or an emission factor that is part of an emissions estimation method. For example, “emissions per kWh of electricity” and “quantity of electricity supplied” are both parameters in the equation “0.5 kg CO2e/kWh of electricity × 100 kWh of electricity supplied = 50 kg CO2e.”