As of 07.28.2021 (1:00), official statistics on 1240 subject matters ( 92 designated statistics and 1148 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. 542 statistics are collected via surveys while 478 statistics are administrative statistics. Remaining 220 statistics are derived statistics. 1039 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||48||357||21||336||180||150||27|
|○ Designated Agency||121||201||17||184||112||62||27|