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Regression vs. Classification

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Regression is primarily used when we are trying to model continuous numerical response variable. Classification is used when we are trying to predict categorical response variable.


  • Estimating how much a customer will spend in the upcoming month is Regression.
  • Predicting if the customer will default or not is Classification

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