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What is the difference between data and information?

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The fundamental difference between data and information is that data is unstructured or unorganized information whereas information is processed data. In the field of computers, data is an input that is used to generate output, i.e., information.


The above explanation separates data from information. According to this, we can conclude that data is an unorganized description of raw facts or values from which information can be extracted/ interpreted in an organized and meaningful manner. 

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