Official Statistics Status
As of 05.28.2022 (1:00), official statistics on 1283 subject matters ( 92 designated statistics and 1191 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. 562 statistics are collected via surveys while 479 statistics are administrative statistics. Remaining 242 statistics are derived statistics. 1076 Statistics — of these 66 are produced by KOSTAT — are produced by government agencies while 207 statistics are produced by designated organizations that are non-governmental.
Statistics by Agencies
|Agency||Number of statistical agencies||Total||By kind||By compiling method|
|Designated statistics||General statistics||Survey||Administrative||Analytic|
|Except Statistics Korea||48||365||21||344||186||151||28|
|○ Designated Agency||124||207||17||190||118||62||27|