As of 07.12.2020 (1:00), official statistics on 1205 subject matters ( 92 designated statistics and 1113 general statistics) are officially approved under the Article 18 (or Article 20) of the Statistics Act. These statistics can be distinguished by the method of collection/production. 530 statistics are collected via surveys while 476 statistics are administrative statistics. Remaining 199 statistics are derived statistics. 1004 Statistics — of these 66 are produced by KOSTAT — are produced by government agencies while 201 statistics are produced by designated organizations that are non-governmental.
|Agency||Number of statistical agencies||Total||By kind||By compiling method|
|Designated statistics||General statistics||Survey||Administrative||Analytic|
|Except Statistics Korea||46||346||21||325||171||150||25|
|○ Designated Agency||118||201||17||184||112||61||28|