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A Guide to the Statistics Bureau, the Director-General for Policy Planning (Statistical Standards) and the Statistical Research and Training Institute

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Introduction

Chapter I  Profiles of the Statistics Bureau and the Director-General for Policy Planning (Statistical Standards) of Japan

1. The roles of the Statistics Bureau and the Director-General for Policy Planning in the Japanese statistical system

Chapter II  Organization and Functions of the Statistics Bureau

Mission and Guidelines

1. Organization and Functions of the Statistics Bureau

2. General Affairs Division

3. Statistical Information Systems Division

4. Statistical Survey Department

5. Field organizations and collecting data

Chapter III  Production of Fundamental Statistics

1. Statistics on population, housing, and land

(1) Population Census

(2) Current Population Estimates

(3) Internal Migration Statistics

(4) Housing and Land Survey

2. Labour statistics

(1) Labour Force Survey

(2) Employment Status Survey

3. Statistics on establishments and enterprises

(1) Economic Census for Business Frame

(2) Economic Census for Business Activity

(3) Unincorporated Enterprise Survey

(4) Survey of Research and Development

(5) Monthly Survey on Service Industries

(6) Establishment and Enterprise Census 〔1947-2006〕

(7) Survey on Service Industries 〔1989-2004〕

(8) Establishment Frame Database

4. Statistics on household income and expenditure,price statistics

(1) Family Income and Expenditure Survey

(2) National Survey of Family Income and Expenditure

(3) Survey of Household Economy

(4) Retail Price Survey

(5) National Survey of Prices 〔1967-2007〕

(6) Consumer Price Index

5. Social statistics

(1) Survey on Time Use and Leisure Activities

Chapter IV  Compilation and Dissemination of Statistical Information

1. Collection and compilation of statistical information

(1) Grid Square Statistics

(2) Census Mapping System (CMS)

2. Dissemination of statistical information

(1) Website

(2) Inter-Ministry Information System for Official Statistics (IMISOS)

(2)-1 “Portal Site of Official Statistics of Japan (e-Stat)”

(2)-2 Online Survey System (OSS or “e-survey”)

(3) Compiling statistical compendia

3. Secondary Use of Statistical Information

(1) New framework for secondary use of official statistics

(1)-1 Provision of the Anonymized Data

(1)-2 Tailor-made Tabulations

4. Statistical Library and Statistical Museum

Chapter V  International Cooperation in Statistics

1. International cooperation

(1) Bilateral cooperation

(2) Receiving visitors from abroad

(3) Technical cooperation

2. Activities related to international statistical conferences

(1) Participation in international statistical conferences

(2) Hosting international statistical conferences

3. Provision and exchange of statistical information

Chapter Vl  Director-General for Policy Planning

1. Organization and functions of the Office of the Director-General for Policy Planning

(1) Director for Statistical Planning

(2) Directors for Statistical Clearance

(3) Director for International Statistical Affairs

2. Statistics Act

3. Overview of Master Plan Concerning the Development of Official Statistics

4. Examining plans and budgets for censuses and statistical surveys

5. Establishing and improving statistical standards

6. Compiling national Input-Output Tables

7. Managing the local government statistical system

8. Promoting the public understanding of statistics

9. Coordinating international statistical affairs with international training cooperation

(1) Activities related to international statistical conferences

(2) Participation in international statistical activities

(3) Providing and exchanging statistical information

(4) Cooperation with the United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific

Chapter VII  Statistical Research and Training Institute

1. Organization and functions of the Statistical Research and Training Institute

2. Brief history

3. Statistical training

4. Statistical research activities

Chapter VIII  National Statistics Center

1. Organization and functions of the National Statistics Center

2. Making of Statistics (Tabulation)

3. Official Statistics-based Services

4. Secondary Use Service of Official Statistics Micro data

5. Technical Research

6. International Cooperation

Appendices


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