I believe the Tag Stats are not updated immediately when an answer is first upvoted. They seem to be updated every few hours. So my question is: What is the "frequency of updation" of Tag Stats?
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This is by-design, this page is heavily cached.
At the moment there is about a 15 minute cache interval (depending on the tag), in future I am looking at only updating that page daily (when that happens I will make sure some text in the page explains that)
It runs some very expensive queries so we need caching.
The change that waffles mentioned in his answer has taken place. The bottom of the tag stats pages now include this statement: