The basic types of index numbers in statistics are index, simple index and composite index numbers. Within these category-like types, the most commonly used types of index numbers are the price index and quantity index numbers.

A variety of examples of index types and fairly detailed information about the listed examples can be found at MathWorld.

- Index numbers in general

- Index numbers

- Simple index number

- Composite index number

- Price index number

- Quantity index number

A variety of examples of index types and fairly detailed information about the listed examples can be found at MathWorld.