KOSIS History

2010's~Wider range of statistics added to accommodate users

2013
Launched a new data visualization feature: ‘Men vs Women’
2012
Launched additional data visualization features: ‘Population Projection Pyramid’, ‘Prices for My Household’ ‘Statistics on Bubble Chart’
2011
Introduced ‘Regional Economic Dashboard’

2000's~Expanded KOSIS service on official statistics

2010
Expanded service coverage by adding database built in 2009 containing statistics on 60 subjects produced by 6 organizations.
Introduced G20 Statistical Dash Board Service
2009
Expanded service coverage by adding database built in 2008 containing statistics on 115 subjects produced by 42 organizations
Implemented 4th Year Plan of the KOSIS Development Project
Introduced new contents: North Korean Statistics, Regional Statistics, Homo Statisticus
2008
Expanded service coverage by adding database built in 2007 containing statistics on 80 subjects produced by 27 organizations
Implemented 3rd Year Plan of the KOSIS Development Project
Introduced new contents: Thematic Statistics, e-Regional Indicators
2007
Expanded service coverage by adding database built in 2006 containing statistics on 217 subjects produced by 38 organizations
Implemented 2nd Year Plan of the KOSIS Development Project
Launched the KOSIS (KOrean Statistical Information Service) website
2006
Implemented 1st Year Plan of the KOSIS Development Project
2005
Launched the ‘Informatization Strategy Planning’ Project aimed at developing an integrated database and service for official statistics (KOSIS)
2003
Introduced the first KOSIS service supported on Windows

1990's~Established grounds for database service on official statistics

1999
Introduced ‘STAT-KOREA’ Service, integrated search system for official statistics
1998
Launched KOSIS service to general users on PCs
Launched KOSIS service in English
1993
Began constructing relational statistical database
1991
Introduced national statistical database service for use by government agencies; Database was named the KOSIS (Korean Statistical Information System)

~1980'sBirth of National Statistical Portal System

1980
Launched statistical database service for internal users
1976
Began constructing the stratified statistical database