Statistical activities are no longer produced exclusively by designated official statistics organisations. The expansion of technologies has empowered new actors who traditionally lacked the capacity and resources to embark on data collection, analysis and dissemination. Private companies, civil society organisations and citizens themselves are emerging as data providers, thus blurring the lines between user and provider. National statistical systems (NSSs) need to adapt to these radical changes in the world of statistics and data.
To do so, national statistical systems need to be strengthened on three levels:
Download E-Book here