Statistics Finland published a revised edition of its Guidelines on Professional Ethics in 2006. The Guidelines are based on the Declaration on Professional Ethics adopted by the International Statistical Institute and reflect its principles from the perspective of the National Statistical Service in Finland.
The purpose of the Guidelines is to explain the general principles governing Statistics Finland's activity and to help resolve ethical problems. Compliance with the principles of statistical ethics is the fundamental obligation of all statistical authorities.
The publication is intended for the employees, customers and stakeholders of Statistics Finland. It is also recommended for people working in other organisations producing statistics.
Statistics Finland Guidelines on Professional Ethics in pdf format (pdf, 192 kb, 19 p.)
Last updated 3.11.2008