Overview - Quality

Quality - Overview


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What information can I find here?

This section provides you detailed information about all aspects of quality of European statistics, answering questions such as:

  • What does quality in official statistics mean?
  • What are the standards and frameworks that are applied and followed?
  • What are Eurostat’s activities to assure the quality of statistics which we produce and publish?
  • What are the peer reviews?

Why is quality of official statistics important to Eurostat?

Eurostat's mission is to provide high quality statistics and data on Europe

High quality European statistics are especially valuable in a world where facts and fake news are frequently confounded. For example, high quality statistics are needed to hold governments accountable and have a basis for informed decisions in all spheres of life.


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Learn about the peer reviews

The peer review are a mean to safeguard quality of official European Statistics. Curious to know more? Then browse through the most common FAQs.

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Discover our infographics

Browse through our infographics which illustrate the principles of the European Code of Practice in an easy and engaging manner. 

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Stay up-to-date

Have a look at our latest news articles on quality of European statistics & the ongoing peer reviews.

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