Guide to the implementation of a quality assurance framework for the production of official statistics

Statistical quality

Guide to the implementation of a quality assurance framework for the production of official statistics

Biennium:
2020-2021

 

 

Coordinator
Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) of Colombia
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) of Mexico
Technical Secretariat
Statistics Division of ECLAC
Members
National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC) of Argentina
Statistical Institute of Belize
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Boliva
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas (INE) of Chile
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) of Costa Rica
Oficina Nacional de Estadística e Información (ONEI) of Cuba
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) of Ecuador
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Honduras
Dirección General de Estadística, Encuestas y Censos (DGEEC) of Paraguay
National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) of Perú
Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE) of Dominican Republic
Statistics Department of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Centre of Excellence in Statistical Information on Government, Crime, Victimization and Justice, of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Statistics Department of Montserrat
Objetives

General objective 

To adopt and adapt for Latin America and the Caribbean the international recommendations of the
United Nations, in order to implement a quality assurance framework for the production of official statistics
in the region. 

Specific objectives

  • To generate regional guidelines for the implementation of a quality assurance framework for the production of statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean, based on the United Nations National Quality Assurance Frameworks Manual for Official Statistics (UN NQAF Manual).
  • To generate a questionnaire adapted to the regional context for self-assessment of implementation of the quality assurance framework for official statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • To present the outcomes, opportunities and challenges regarding the implementation of the quality assurance framework.
  • To share experiences on progress in implementing quality assurance methods, to enable the region to apply lessons learned regarding the particular implementation of quality frameworks in each country.