Statistics Division

The Division is a global centre for data on all subject matters, bringing to the world statistical information compiled by the entire UN system. It is committed to the advancement of the global statistical system, by compiling and disseminating global statistical information, developing standards and norms for statistical activities, and supporting countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. It also facilitates the coordination of international statistical activities and supports the functioning of the United Nations Statistical Commission.

Mr. Stefan Schweinfest, Director


Main Activities

  • Collection, processing and dissemination of statistical information;
  • Standardization of statistical methods, classifications and definitions;
  • Technical cooperation programme;
  • Coordination of international statistical programmes and activities;
  • Monitoring the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through a framework of indicators and statistical data.
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