The mission of Statistics Netherlands is to publish reliable and coherent statistical information that meets the needs of society. In view of this mission, the quality of the statistical information must be guaranteed.
For this reason Statistics Netherlands has introduced a system of quality assurance based on the highest international criteria. Statistics Netherlands aims to be one the best performing statistical institutes in an international perspective in terms of quality, without using complex and detailed quality systems.
The translated text of Statistics Netherlands’ quality declaration, including explanatory notes is available in PDF. The explanatory notes set out how the European Code of Practice and the Quality declaration of the ESS are put into practice.