European Statistics Code of Practice principles

Institutional Environment

Statistical Processes

Statistical Output

1. Professional Independence

7. Sound Methodology

11. Relevance

1bis Coordination and cooperation

8. Appropriate Statistical Procedures

12. Accuracy and Reliability

2. Mandate for Data Collection and Access to Data

9. Non-excessive Burden on Respondents

13. Timeliness and Punctuality

3. Adequacy of Resources

10. Cost Effectiveness

14. Coherence and Comparability

4. Commitment to Quality


15. Accessibility and Clarity

5. Statistical Confidentiality and Data Protection



6. Impartiality and Objectivity