Module 4

Module 4: “How are official statistics produced?” is intended for persons with a more profound interest in the statistical system (teachers, students/pupils, officials, analysts, etc).

Expected result: Users of statistics are familiar with the statistics production process and quality requirements for official statistics. Users are individually capable of finding and using metadata.

Content: An overview is given of the production of official statistics, the nature of official statistical activities, their purpose and organisation. Data sources used for producing official statistics, the use of probabilistic sample surveys in the production of official statistics and the mode of data collection from economic units and individuals are introduced.

Teaching method: Lecture and demo
Study aids: Slides of training course
Duration of training course: 2 x 45 minutes

For further information and registration for a training course please email statistika at stat dot ee or call us on +372 625 9300.