As of 12.05.2021 (1:00), official statistics on 1262 subject matters ( 92 designated statistics and 1170 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. 556 statistics are collected via surveys while 479 statistics are administrative statistics. Remaining 227 statistics are derived statistics. 1056 Statistics — of these 66 are produced by KOSTAT — are produced by government agencies while 206 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||362||21||341||184||150||28|
|○ Designated Agency||123||206||17||189||116||63||27|