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European statistics

European statistics are prepared, compiled and disseminated both by the European Statistical System (ESS) and by the European System of Central Banks (ESCB), but in accordance with the independent legal frameworks which reflect their respective government structures.

European Statistical System

Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2009 on European statistics

Regulation (EU) No 99/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 January 2013 on the European statistical programme 2013-17 (prorrogado hasta 2020)

Código de Buenas Prácticas de las Estadísticas Europeas

European Union Statistical Legislation of the ESS

List of legal acts related to Priority Areas and ESP detailed objectives 2013-2020

European System of Central Banks

Council Regulation (EC) No 2533/98 of 23 November 1998 concerning the collection of statistical information by the European Central Bank

Marco de calidad de las estadísticas del Banco Central Europeo

European Union Statistical Legislation of the SEBC


EU legislation concerning the statistical production for national purposes (Date last amended: 6 June 2018)

The standards are grouped into blocks: the main guideline with the guidelines which apply, develop and complement it. Amendments to these guidelines have not been included, as they can be consulted by clicking on the standard concerned.

1.1 Select the regulations:

1.2 Select the statistical operations of the State Government under the EU regulations:

Regularions with legal basis on the article on the development of statistics in European treaties

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