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Theme in brief

Quality of statistics

The data of German official statistics enjoy a reputation of high reliability both in Germany and abroad. The Federal Statistical Office has committed itself to assure and further enhance the level of quality achieved. To achieve this task – also in the European system – the activities of the Federal Statistical Office are based on quality guidelines. To assure the quality in the long term, the Federal Statistical Office applies a variety of systematic quality assurance measures.

Additional Information

Quality reports

The quality reports provide standardised information on the quality of the various statistics, their methodologies and definitions.

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