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2020
Guidance on Communicating Gender Statistics (November 2020)

Gender statistics, like statistics on any other topic, are valuable to users only if they are easily found and accessible, and if users find them relevant and easy to understand.  ...
Practical Guide to Seasonal Adjustment with JDemetra+ (October 2020)

This Guide introduces seasonal adjustment and gives practical guidance to national statistical offices in producing seasonal adjusted monthly or quarterly time series covering all steps in the production process, from  ...
Satellite Account for Education and Training: Compilation Guide (June 2020)

The idea of viewing human knowledge and abilities as an asset and to estimate its value is not new but has gained more prominence in recent years. ln 2016, the  ...
Recommendations on the Role of Official Statistics in Measuring Hazardous Events and Disasters (March 2020)

Many countries and regions are facing two increasingly stark trends: rapid urbanization and a growing number of natural disasters caused by climate change-related hazards. Combined, they substantially increase the risk  ...
Recommendations for Measuring Older Populations in Institutions (March 2020)

Statistics on social and demographic topics are usually produced from surveys of private households. People living in institutions are often excluded because it can be complicated and expensive to identify  ...
Towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the UNECE Region (March 2020)

This report reviews the situation and trends in progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the lens of 49 selected indicators under each of the 17 SDGs. Indicators were  ...
2019
Guidelines on producing leading, composite and sentiment indicators (November 2019)

Leading, composite and sentiment indicators make it possible for official statistics to shed new light on aspects of the economy and the society, for instance through compilation of leading indicators  ...
Guidance on Modernizing Statistical Legislation (June 2019)

 Official statistics are an indispensable element of the information system of democratic societies, serving governments, economies and the public with data that can help them understand and make decisions: about  ...
UNECE Countries in Figures 2019 (April 2019)

UNECE Countries in Figures presents a profile of social and economic indicators for each of the 56 UNECE member countries.These profiles, prepared by the UNECE Statistical Division, are intended to  ...
2018
Recommendations for Promoting, Measuring and Communicating the Value of Official Statistics (December 2018)

 In a world where huge amounts of data are being generated all the time, and where citizens can look up almost anything they want, official statistics must stand out as  ...
2017
Guide on Poverty Measurement (December 2017)

In the UNECE region, countries’ approaches to poverty measurement vary significantly. There is a large spectrum of poverty indicators, wide varieties of definitions, methods, thresholds and data sources that are  ...
Road Map on Statistics for Sustainable Development Goals (November 2017)

The publication provides guidance to national statistical offices on producing statistics for SDGs. It lays out what needs to be done, who are the stakeholders, and what are the opportunities  ...
UNECE Countries in Figures 2017 (May 2017)

UNECE Countries in Figures presents a profile of social and economic indicators for each of the 56 UNECE member countries.These profiles, prepared by the UNECE Statistical Division, are intended to  ...
2016
Generic Law on Official Statistics (December 2016)

The publication provides a recommendation and good practice guidance on a Generic Law on Official Statistics developed jointly with the European Free Trade Association and Eurostat as part of a  ...
Guide on Measuring Human Capital (December 2016)

The idea of viewing individuals’ knowledge and abilities as an asset—as human capital—can be traced back to the 18th century.  But human capital is hard to define and measure. Policymakers  ...
2015
UNECE Countries in Figures 2015 (March 2015)

UNECE Countries in Figures presents a profile of social and economic indicators for each of the 56 UNECE member countries.These profiles, prepared by the UNECE Statistical Division, are intended to  ...
2013
Making Data Meaningful 4 (March 2013)

Download:  Making Data Meaningful. Part 4
UNECE Countries in Figures 2013 (March 2013)

UNECE Countries in Figures presents a profile of social and economic indicators for each of the 56 UNECE member countries. It also includes information about certain territories of UNECE member  ...
2012
Multilingual applications for official statistics (January 2012)

The move towards global standardisation in models such as the Generic Statistical Business Process Model (GSBPM) and the Generic Statistical Information Model (GSIM), combined with progress on the development of  ...
Using Administrative and Secondary Sources for Official Statistics (January 2012)

The degree of use of administrative sources in the statistical production process varies considerably from country to country, from those that have developed fully functioning register-based statistical systems, to those  ...
2011
UNECE Countries in Figures 2011 (January 2011)

UNECE Countries in Figures presents a profile of social and economic indicators for each of the 56 UNECE member countries. It also includes information about certain territories of UNECE member  ...
2009
Practical Guide to Producing Consumer Price Indices (March 2009)

Non-Observed Economy in National Accounts - Survey of Country Practices (3.0 MB) Practical Guide to Producing Consumer Price Indices (3.4 MB) (2009) Principles and Guidelines on Confidentiality Aspects of Data Integration Undertaken  ...
Making Data Meaningful Part 1 (February 2009)

Making Data Meaningful Part 1 - A guide to writing stories about numbers, available in English (1.6 MB), Russian (1.8 MB), Spanish (301 KB) - Spanish translation kindly provided by  ...
UNECE Countries in Figures 2009 (February 2009)

This booklet provides a one-page profile of social and economic indicators for each of the 56 UNECE member countries. These profiles, prepared by the UNECE Statistical Division, will be of  ...
Common Metadata Framework Part A - Statistical Metadata in a Corporate Context: (January 2009)

 Common Metadata Framework Part A - Statistical Metadata in a Corporate Context: A guide for managers, available in English (0.9 MB) and Russian (4.7 MB)  Making Data Meaningful Part  ...
2008
Publications: standards and guidelines on statistical methodology (April 2008)

In collaboration with national and international statistical experts, the UNECE Statistical Division publishes recommendations, guidelines and resources on a range of statistical topics. View publications:  ...
Economic Globalization - A Challenge for Official Statistics (1.1 MB) (February 2008)

Economic Globalization - A Challenge for Official Statistics (1.1 MB) (2008) Proceedings of the Joint EFTA/UNECE/SSCU Seminar Evaluating Efficiency of Statistical Data editing: General Framework (2000)
Assessment of Capacity (January 2008)

Assessment of Capacity for Countries of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia to Produce MDG-relevant Statistics, available in  ...
2007
STATISTICAL JOURNAL of the UNECE  (April 2007)

The Statistical Journal of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe was discontinued in 2007. It was previously published four times per year by:  ...
UNECE Countries in Figures 2007 (February 2007)

New figures now available in UNECE Countries in Figures 2009 UNECE Countries in Figures provides a one-page profile of social and economic indicators for each of the 56 UNECE member countries. These  ...
2006
Conference of European Statisticians Recommendations for the 2010 Censuses of Population and Housing (January 2006)

 Conference of European Statisticians Recommendations for the 2010 Censuses of Population and Housing, available in English (2.4 MB), French (3.0  ...
2005
Trends in Europe and North America 2005 (January 2005)

Trends in Europe and North America 2005 "Trends" is a statistical pocketbook, intended to be of general interest and is aimed at a wide audience of users. In  ...
Guidelines for Statistical Metadata on the Internet (January 2005)

 Guidelines for Exchanging Data to Improve Emigration Statistics (2.9 MB) (2010)  Glossary of Terms on Statistical Data Editing (2000)  A Guide to the Websites of National and International Statistical Organizations (2001)  Guidelines  ...
2004
Communicating with the Media: A guide for statistical organizations (February 2004)

This guide is designed as a practical tool to assist statistical organizations in setting up effective communications with the media and with the general public. It serves as a  ...
Links to Guidelines on Time Use: (January 2004)

Guide to Producing Statistics on Time Use: Measuring Paid and Unpaid Work, United Nations Statistical Division, New York (PDF, 8MB) - United Nations Statistics Division Guidelines on harmonised European Time  ...
2003
50 Years of the Conference of European Statisticians (April 2003)

5o years of the Conference of European Statisticians (2.8 MB) (2003)
Violence against women (February 2003)

INTRODUCTION The violence against women was taken into account in international documents only since 1993, when  ...
Statistical Confidentiality and Access to Microdata (January 2003)

 Statistical Confidentiality and Access to Microdata  50 Years of the Conference of European Statisticians (2.8 MB)  Non-Observed Economy in National Accounts - Survey of Country Practices (2.5 MB)
World Robotics 2003  (January 2003)

StatisticsMarket AnalysisForecastsCase Studies and Profitability of Robot investments The publication is available through the usual United Nations sales agents in various countries or from the United Nations Office of Geneva, priced  ...
2001
Best Practices in Designing Websites for Dissemination of Statistics  (February 2001)

Best Practices in Designing Websites for Dissemination of Statistics (2001)
A Guide to the Websites of National and International Statistical Organizations (January 2001)

 A Guide to the Websites of National and International Statistical Organizations  Best Practices in Designing Websites for Dissemination of Statistics  Recommendations on Formats Relevant to the Downloading of Statistical Data from the  ...
1999
Information Systems Architecture for National and International Statistical Offices  (February 1999)

Information Systems Architecture for National and International Statistical Offices - Guidelines and Recommendations (1999) International Comparison of Gross Domestic Product in Europe 1996 - Results of the European Comparison Programme Inventory of  ...
Information Systems Architecture for National and International Statistical Offices  (January 1999)

Information Systems Architecture for National and International Statistical Offices - Guidelines and Recommendations (1999)  Recommendations for the 2000 Censuses of Population and Housing in the ECE Region, available in  ...
1998
Recommendations for the 2000 Censuses of Population and Housing in the ECE Region (January 1998)

Recommendations for the 2000 Censuses of Population and Housing in the ECE Region, available in  ...