As of 05.06.2021 (1:00), official statistics on 1238 subject matters ( 92 designated statistics and 1146 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. 539 statistics are collected via surveys while 478 statistics are administrative statistics. Remaining 221 statistics are derived statistics. 1037 Statistics — of these 67 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||48||356||21||335||179||150||27|
|○ Designated Agency||120||201||17||184||112||62||27|