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 methodology improvement and data security.
We develop, produce and disseminate our statistics respecting scientific independence and in an objective, professional and transparent manner. In doing so, we treat all users equitably.
We shape our processes to use staff, financial and IT resources effectively and efficiently.
We maintain the partnerships we have established at national and international level, to jointly safeguard the statistical system and develop it further. Respondents are indispensable partners to us whose interests we take into account.
We ensure efficiency by promoting the creativity, competence and customer focus of all staff members.
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