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This section provides access to resources on the use of administrative and secondary data sources by statistical domain and activities. It is structured according to the UNECE Classification of Statistical Activities. If you think something is missing, please let us know at (mailto:

Domain 1: Demographic and social statistics

1.1    Population and migration
1.2    Labour
1.3    Education
1.4    Health
1.5    Income and consumption
1.6    Social protection
1.7    Human settlements and housing
1.8    Justice and crime
1.9    Culture
1.10  Political and other community activities
1.11  Time use

Domain 2: Economic statistics

2.1    Macroeconomic statistics
2.2    Economic accounts
2.3    Business statistics
2.4    Sectoral statistics
  2.4.1   Agriculture, forestry, fisheries
  2.4.2   Energy
  2.4.3   Mining, manufacturing, construction
  2.4.4   Transport
  2.4.5   Tourism      
  2.4.6   Banking, insurance, financial statistics
2.5    Government finance, fiscal and public sector statistics
2.6    International trade and balance of payments
2.7    Prices
2.8    Labour cost
2.9    Science, technology and innovation

Domain 3: Environment and multi-domain statistics

3.1    Environment
3.2    Regional and small area statistics
3.3    Multi-domain statistics and indicators
  3.3.1   Living conditions, poverty and cross-cutting social issues
  3.3.2   Gender and special population groups
  3.3.3   Information society
  3.3.4   Globalisation
  3.3.5   Indicators related to the Millennium Development Goals
  3.3.6   Sustainable development
  3.3.7   Entrepreneurship
3.4    Yearbooks and similar compendia

Domain 4: Methodology of data collection, processing, dissemination and analysis

4.1    Metadata
4.2    Classifications
4.3    Data sources
  4.3.1   Population and housing censuses; registers of population, dwellings and buildings
  4.3.2   Business and agricultural censuses and registers
  4.3.3   Household surveys
  4.3.4   Business and agricultural surveys
  4.3.5   Other administrative sources
4.4    Data editing and data linkage
4.5    Dissemination, data warehousing
4.6    Statistical confidentiality and disclosure protection
4.7    Data analysis

Domain 5: Strategic and managerial issues of official statistics

5.1    Institutional frameworks and principles; role and organization of official statistics
5.2    Statistical programmes; coordination within statistical systems
5.3    Quality frameworks and measurement of performance of statistical systems and offices
5.4    Management and development of human resources
5.5    Management and development of technological resources
5.6    Coordination of international statistical work
5.7    Technical cooperation and capacity building