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We have tables that have numbers as data on a few columns. They are not currency numbers that add up to a total but just regular integers. For example, the number of subscribers.

Should they be center-aligned or right-aligned?

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If the user would compare these numbers, then right align helps. Also consider color coding table cells for differnt ranges of numbers so user can quickly scan and identify the ones most relevant to them.

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They should be centered in the cell so that each number is right above/below the others for easy viewing. You should put borders on the table as well so people can clearly see how it lines up, or like Alok Jain said, color code the cells.

This helps them so they can quickly look down and see the different numbers that relate to each other, and just scan it.

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