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Preparation And Development Of The Quality Assessment And Assurance Framework For Statistics Of The Statistical Centre Of Iran (SCI)

Preparation And Development Of The Quality Assessment And Assurance Framework For Statistics Of The Statistical Centre Of Iran (SCI)

 After the approval of the "National Quality Assurance Framework” by the forty-third session of the United Nations Statistical Commission 2012, SCI has put preparation, formulation and development of the Statistics Quality Assessment and Assurance Framework on its agenda since the mid 2014 in order to expand its activities and measures in the field of quality and more transparency of working processes. This activity started by establishment of the “High Council of Statistics" and its “Executive Committees for Quality” in the SCI in 2016 (19/04/2016). The Statistics Quality Assessment and Assurance Framework of the SCI, including 4 sections, 18 principles, 111 indicators and 716 indices, was approved by the High Council of Quality.

The approved sections and principles are as follows:

Section 1 - Managing the statistical system

Principle 1: Cooperation and coordination

Principle 2: Relationships with data users and data providers

Principle 3: Statistical standards

Section 2- Institutional environment

Principle 4: Professional independence

Principle 5: Mandate for data collection

Principle 6: Transparency and impartiality

Principle 7: Statistical confidentiality and
security

Principle 8: Quality commitment

Principle 9: Adequacy of resources

Section 3- Statistical Processes

Principle 10: Methodological soundness

Principle 11: Cost-effectiveness

Principle 12: Appropriate statistical procedure

Principle 13: Respondent burden

Section 4- Statistical Outputs

Principle 14: Relevance

Principle 15: Accuracy and reliability

Principle 16: Timeliness and punctuality

Principle 17: Accessibility and clarity

Principle 18: Coherence and comparability

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