Main Functions

  • implements the development, production and dissemination of official statistics according to the statistical programs;
  • conducts sample surveys according to the methods, sampling and conduction order defined by the State Council;
  • conducts comprehensive censuses by the order defined by law;
  • collects statistical data (including from administrative registers) through statistical documents defined by the State Council;
  • maintains statistical, including business registers;
  • maintains statistical databases;
  • collects necessary statistical data from citizens on their living conditions, socio-demographic status, households, etc.
  • implements Statistical Information Collection Program each year at the expense of the means provided by the state budget of the Republic of Armenia by the order defined by law;
  • concludes cooperation agreements, memorandums of understanding, adopts joint orders with the bodies implementing official statistics of other states, international organizations, state and local self-government bodies in accordance with the procedure defined by law and other legal acts;
  • defines a systematic dissemination policy for other producers of official statistics according to the procedure defined by the State Council for the transparent application in the national statistical system, as well as a general terminology for dissemination of official statistics;
  • coordinates all activities related to the development, production and dissemination of official statistics in the national statistical system, except for the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia;
  • examines cases of administrative offenses by the order defined by law.

aknark1.jpg (small) Overview of Official Statistics of Armenia (Armenian)