The Federal Statistical Office is the leading provider of high-quality statistical information on Germany.
We provide the statistical information required for the development of an informed opinion and the decision making processes in a democratic society while ensuring neutrality, objectivity and scientific independence of our work and data confidentiality regarding the micro data placed at our disposal.
Our efficiency is based on the innovative power, competence and customer focus of our staff.
We meet the needs of our users and prepare our products in such a way that they fulfil the quality criteria of relevance, accuracy and reliability, timeliness and punctuality, coherence and comparability, accessibility and clarity. Our commitment to high quality standards includes the further development of our product portfolio with a view to changed information needs of policy-makers, the business world and the public in general.
We develop, produce and disseminate our statistics respecting scientific and professional independence and in an objective and transparent manner. We strengthen the brand of "official statistics" and guarantee statistical confidentiality and data security. We treat all users equitably.
We use future-proof and sustainable processes on the basis of a reliable business architecture. We guarantee a stable and agile organisation which uses its resources cost-effectively. Through the continuous further development of methods and procedures we achieve innovative results.
We co-operate with national and international partners to improve jointly the range of information and services offered. Respondents are indispensable partners to us whose interests we take into account.
We are an attractive employer and promote the creativity, competence and customer focus of all staff members. This serves to strengthen our capacity.
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