International Official Statistics

The United Nations Statistical Commission has adopted the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics, which are followed by national statistical offices.

The European Statistical System (ESS) complies with the UN Principles and with a Code of Practice it has defined for itself. The European Statistical System is comprised of the statistics produced by the EU member states as well as Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Iceland.

Last updated 6.9.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): International Official Statistics [e-publication].
Helsinki: Advisory Board of OSF [referred: 23.5.2015].
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