Advantages- it is fresh data and hence it suits the need of investigator . this method can be controlled by the investigator according to his need. the investigator can be more specific while collecting data. Disadvantages- This method of collecting data is very time consuming and cost consuming.
Keeping this in consideration, what are the advantages and disadvantages of secondary data?
Advantages and disadvantages of secondary data Secondary data is available from other sources and may already have been used in previous research, making it easier to carry out further research. It is time-saving and cost-efficient: the data was collected by someone other than the researcher.
Similarly, what are the disadvantages of primary data?
Disadvantages of Primary Research
- Cost. Compared to secondary research, primary data may be very expensive since there is a great deal of marketer involvement and the expense in preparing and carrying out research can be high.
- Time Consuming.
- Not Always Feasible.
What are the advantages of primary sources?
Why Use Primary Sources?
- Primary sources help students relate in a personal way to events of the past and promote a deeper understanding of history as a series of human events.
- Because primary sources are snippets of history, they encourage students to seek additional evidence through research.
What is data primary and secondary?
A common classification is based upon who collected the data. Primary data: Data collected by the investigator himself/ herself for a specific purpose. Secondary data: Data collected by someone else for some other purpose (but being utilized by the investigator for another purpose).