torsdag 11 juli 2019

Chief Statisticians to explore potential of new and alternative data sources for more efficient and accurate statistical production


The world is full of data. There are new, large data sources, such as smartphone records, social media usage, store purchase information from barcode scanners, satellite images. Other sources of data have been around for a long time: hospital records, vehicle registrations, border crossings, records of property sales… But national statistical offices rely on surveys and censuses to produce official national statistics, right?