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Statistical Papers (Ser. M)

Statistical Papers (Series M) is the title of a book series produced by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), which is part of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). This series includes various titles that deal with statistics gathering and methodology, among them: National Account Statistics, Directory of International Statistics, Guidelines on Principles of a System of Price and Quantity Statistics and more.

CLASSIF BROAD ECON CATEGORIES #5

Classification by Broad Economic Categories, Rev.5

Defined in Terms of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (2012) and the Central Product Classification, 2.1

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
7 Jun 2018
Broad Economic Categories (BEC) aims to analyse international trade statistics by large economic classes of goods and services, based on the main outputs of corresponding industries, to facilitate broad analyses of trade and production. It can also be used to identify end-use dimensions (intermed...
HNDBK ECON TENDENCY SURVEY

Handbook on Economic Tendency Surveys

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
27 Feb 2017
The Handbook on Economic Tendency Surveys provides best practices and harmonized principles on how to conduct economic tendency survey from sample selection, questionnaire design, survey questions, survey execution, to data processing and dissemination. It also provides examples of uses of these...
PRINCIP & RECOMM POPUL HOUS #3

Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 3

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
4 Jan 2018
Since its early years, the United Nations has issued a series of international recommendations on population and housing censuses under the title “Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses”. These publication series, which are based on good national practices in census t...
MANUAL STAT INTL TRADE 2010

Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services 2010 Compiler's Guide

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
27 Feb 2017
The Guide provides practical support on the compilation of service transactions between residents—non-residents transactions utilizing the EBOPS classification with special emphasis on the partner country break-down, the foreign affiliates statistics (FATS) and also on flows by modes of supply. T...
INTL RECOM TOURIS STAT 2008 GUIDE

International Recommendations for Tourism Statistics 2008

Compilation Guide

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
17 Feb 2017
International Recommendations for Tourism Statistics 2008 Compilation Guide is a companion document to the International Recommendations for Tourism Statistics (IRTS 2008). The primary purpose of this Compilation Guide is to provide further clarifications and practical guidance for using sources ...
INTL RECOM ENERGY STATISTICS

International Recommendations for Energy Statistics

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
26 Oct 2018
The International Recommendations for Energy Statistics (IRES) were  developed to assist countries in the establishment and strengthening of their energy statistical programmes. They provide data compilers with a complete set of recommendations covering all aspects of the statistical production p...
FRAMEWORK DEV ENV STAT 2013

Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics 2013

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
22 Mar 2018
This multipurpose conceptual and statistical framework provides an organizing structure to guide the collection and compilation of environment statistics at the national level. Though recommended for use by countries at any stage of development, its primary objective is to guide countries at earl...
INTL RECOMMEND WATER STAT #91

International Recommendations for Water Statistics

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
27 Mar 2012
These recommendations were developed to assist countries establish and strengthen information systems for water, which in turn support the design and evaluation of better water policies. In particular, these recommendations support the collection, compilation and dissemination of internationally ...
MANUAL STAT INTL TRAD SERV 2010

Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services 2010

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
4 Jun 2012
This manual sets out an internationally agreed framework for the compilation and reporting of statistics of international trade in service. While it is primarily a guide for statistical compilers, it is also a useful tool for governments and international organizations that use statistical inform...
INTL MERCH TRADE STAT 2010

International Merchandise Trade Statistics

Concepts and Definitions 2010

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
27 Feb 2012
This publication provides a comprehensive methodological framework for collection and compilation of international merchandise trade statistics in all countries, irrespective of the level of development of their statistical system. The conceptual framework reflects both the multipurpose nature of...
INTL RECOM TOURIS STAT 2008

International Recommendations for Tourism Statistics 2008

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
19 Feb 2010
The present publication provides a comprehensive methodological framework for collection and compilation of tourism statistics in all countries irrespective of the level of development of their statistical systems. Its primary audience is the staff of national statistics offices and national tour...
INTL RECOM DISTRIB TRADE 2008

International Recommendations for Distributive Trade Statistics 2008

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
28 May 2009
The publication provides recommendations on the concepts, definitions, classifications, data sources, data compilation methods, approaches to data quality assessment, metadata and dissemination policies applicable in distributive trade statistics. The recommendations also cover some specific topi...
INTL STAND INDUS CLASS ALL R4

International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC)

Rev. 4

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
14 Nov 2008
The International Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities (ISIC) is the international reference classification of productive economic activities. The publication's main purpose is to provide a set of activity categories that can be utilized for the production of statistics a...
CENTRAL PRODUCT CLASS 1.0 (R)

Central Product Classification (CPC) Version 1.0 (Russian language)

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
5 Mar 2008
The Central Product Classification (CPC) constitutes a comprehensive classification of all goods and services. This revised and expanded edition, classifies the whole universe of products in a hierarchical structure of 10 sections, 71 divisions, 294 groups, 1,162 classes and 2,093 subclasses. The...
INTL RECOM INDUSTRIAL STAT 2008

International Recommendations for Industrial Statistics 2008

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
14 Oct 2010
The present publication is a component of the United Nations Statistics Division initiative for strengthening countries methodological and operational foundation for industrial statistics. Although this publication makes recommendations for industrial statistics, many elements of its recommendati...
PRINCIP & RECOMM POPUL HOUS #2

Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses - Revision 2 (2008)

Statistical Papers - Series M. No. 67/Rev.2

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
18 Apr 2008
The population and housing census is part of an integrated national statistical system, which may include other censuses (for example, agriculture), surveys, registers and administrative files. It provides, at regular intervals, the benchmark for population count at national and local levels. For...
MANUAL PARA LA NORMALIZACION

Manual para la Normalización Nacional de los Nombres Geográficos

Grupo de Expertos de las Naciones Unidas en nombres Geográficos

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
3 Sep 2006
La presente publicación esta diseñada principalmente para asistir a los países que no tienen una autoridad apropiada ni un sistema específico estándar para la representación consistente de sus nombres geográficos. La información del Manual consiste en sugerencias que han de ser útiles a aquellos ...
MANUEL DE NORMALISATION NATIONALE

Manuel de normalisation nationale des noms géographiques

Groupe d'experts des Nations Unies pour les noms géographiques

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
7 Sep 2007
Ce manuel contient des informations essentielles nécessaires à l'établissement d'un programme national de normalisation des noms géographiques et de quelques autres touchant des aspects sélectionnés des principes fondamentaux de normalisation des noms géographiques. Il a été conçu de manière à ai...
MANUAL FOR THE NATIONAL STANDAR

Manual for the National Standardization of Geographical Names

United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
24 Mar 2006
The present publication is designed primarily to assist countries that do not have an appropriate authority and a specific set of standards for the consistent rendering of their geographical names. The information in the Manual consists of suggestions that should be useful to those interested in ...
INTL STAND INDUS CLASS ALL R3.1

International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC)

Statistical Papers - Series M No. 4, REV.3.1

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
28 May 2004
The International Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities (ISIC) is the international reference classification of productive economic activities. The publication's main purpose is to provide a set of activity categories that can be utilized for the production of statistics a...
CENTRAL PRODUCT CLASS #1.1

Central Product Classification (CPC) Version 1.1

Statistical Papers - Series M No. 77, VER.I.I

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
14 Jan 2005
The Central Product Classification (CPC) constitutes a complete product classification covering goods and services. The CPC serves as an international standard for assembling and tabulating all kinds of data requiring product detail including industrial production, national accounts, service indu...
MANUAL STAT INTL TRAD SERV 2002

Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
6 Jun 2003
The main reason for this publication is to address the growing demand from governments, business, and analysts, for more relevant, detailed, and internationally comparable statistics on trade. With a special emphasis given to the statistical information needs of international trade negotiations ...