The Government of Yukon takes a flexible approach to writing numbers. It depends what you’re writing and who’s reading it.
- For printed materials write numbers one to nine in letters and 10 and above in digits.
- For web writing, especially Twitter, use digits only.
- For technical and scientific reports, write all numbers as digits so they are visible, distinct, clear and precise.
- Be consistent.
Include a comma in numbers of 1,000 and above.
If you cannot rearrange a sentence to avoid starting with a number, write the number as a word.
Not: 19 organizations responded to the survey.
But: Nineteen organizations responded to the survey.