Tables and Figures (pictures, statistics, graphs etc.) in your assignments are labeled Tables or Figures.
Tables of information/data are labeled Tables. Generally, tables are displayed in rows and columns.
All other images are labelled Figures; such as, photographs, graphs, drawings.
Both must be cited in your assignment and included in your References. Each figure and table should include a Note. The Note identifies the source of the image along with any description.
If you include a figure or table in your assignment, you should directly refer to the figure/table in your assignment. See examples.
APA details very specific ways to present tables and figures. This is a deconstructed example, followed by two other examples.
In the example below, note the reference to the image is made and then on the very next line the image appears. The Note appears below the image.
At times, your reference to a table/figure in your assignment may appear at the bottom of a page. This will not leave enough room for the table/figure to appear immediately after. In this case, include your table/figure on the very next page after your reference to the table/figure. Always start a page with a line of text and then include your table/figure. See Example 2, below.