About the product
The demand for statistics of the highest quality by Governments, business, economists, social workers and others, has increased enormously. This discussions presented in this publication will assist those involved in the establishment of statistical services, in formulating their policies. This publication describes the major functions involved in producing statistical information with the aim of providing background for assessing the units required for the effective performance of these functions and the most appropriate location of these units. It focuses on organizational structures; external capability; internal capability; and priority setting, integration, co-ordination and planning.