A new Law on Official Statistics entered into force on 1 June 2018

What’s new?

  • concepts clarified;
  • principles of official statistics organisation more clearly defined;
  • conditions for cooperation of institutions managing official statistics clarified, role of Statistics Lithuania in coordination of official statistics production strengthened;
  • provisions of the Law harmonized with the European Statistics Code of Practice;
  • extended functions of the official statistics producers;
  • possibility for the official statistics producers to exchange statistical data;
  • cooperation between the European Statistics System and European central banks more clearly defined.

Law on Statistics adopted in 1993 was valid until now.