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ESAC (European Statistical Advisory Committee) declaration,  Lisbon 20 October 2017
"European Statistics Day - Quality Data and Reliable Statistics: benefits for all Users and Citizens"

Quality data and reliable statistics are a public good for everyone. In fact, official statistics:

  • are vital drivers to strengthen democracy and to measure the progress of nations and regions;
  • shape and are shaped by many individual and social activities in a citizen’s daily life;
  • play an essential role in the modern development of scientific knowledge;
  • provide relevant evidence to support policy formulation and evaluation.

If quality data and reliable statistics are to become successful drivers for democracy, development, innovation, competition, prosperity and well-being, they need to be complete, relevant, coherent, accessible and timely. Official statistics already meet this high-quality standard. Read more

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ESAC declaration , Lisbon 20 October 2017 European Statistics Day - Quality Data and Reliable Statistics: benefits for all Users and Citizens

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