Quality in the Official Statistical Service (SSP)
Rules, Methods and Means for the Development, Production and Dissemination of Statistics that Meet the Quality Standards of the European Statistics Code of Practice.
The Reference Framework
The Official Statistical Service draws on reference documents recognised both in France and internationally for the implementation of quality.
INSEE undertakes to provide all users with statistics that adhere to the quality principles defined for European statistics and ensures this commitment is implemented. INSEE is responsible for coordinating the Official Statistical Service.
Staff skills ensure the quality of the statistics produced by the Official Statistical Service. Their skills are recognised and updated and enable them to draw on a common quality culture.
Quality Management Actions and Initiatives as part of a Process-Oriented Approach
Quality management actions and initiatives serve to improve compliance with the principles of the Code of Practice.
The Official Statistical Service is committed to controlling, coordinating, harmonising and improving its statistical output at the European level in accordance with international standards.
Considering users’ needs contributes to ensuring the relevance of the statistics produced.