High Council on Statistics It is a consultative organ of the state statistical services and for social participation of the respondents, producers and users of statistics, that represents the trade union and business organisations and other social, economic and academic groups and institutions, alongside the Ministerial Departments and the National Statistics Institute.
Interministerial Statistics Commission It is a participative organ of the statistical services in charge of compiling statistics in the scope of the State Central Administration. It aims to coordinate the activities of different services.
The National Statistics Plan contains the statistics that must be developedi the four year period by the State General Administration's services or any other entity dependent on it It is formulated with the collaboration of Ministerial Departments and the Bank of Spain and approved by the Government.
Strategic lines for 2013-2016
The 2013-2016 National Statistical Plan establishes a nucleus of essential statistics that the State administration must carry out. The strategic lines to guide the whole of statistical activity during this period are:
The commitment to “good practice”, whereby the statistical services responsible for the statistics in the 2013-2016 plan adopt the principles established in the “European Statistics Code of Practice”.
The definition of a new production process model that is more integrated and standardized, with corporate storage systems. This will be based on:
Developing the use of administrative sources.
Exploiting the potential of new information technologies and communication.