NIS mission

NIS has the mission to meet the information needs of all categories of users of statistical data and information by collecting, producing and disseminating data in accordance with the Law on the Organization and Functioning of Official Statistics in Romania. (EC) No 226/2009, Regulation (EC) No. No 223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2009 on European Statistics and the European Statistics Code of Practice necessary for substantiating decisions on economic and social development of the country and for the knowledge and information of public opinion on the realities of Romanian society.

NIS vision

NIS, as the main producer of official statistical data, responsible for the coordination of all activities at national level regarding the development, development and dissemination of European statistics, is oriented towards achieving in a near future some functional methodological and technical performances recognized on domestic and international plan, at a level comparable to the performances of the most advanced national statistical institutes in the EU Member States.

NIS Principles:

  • User orientation;
  • Commitment of the NIS leadership;
  • Efficiency in relation to statistical processes;
  • Continuous improvement of official statistics activity;
  • Commitment on the quality of statistical products;
  • Accessibility of statistical data and information;
  • Cooperation in the field of official statistics;
  • Respecting the needs of data providers;
  • Systematic implementation of quality management in statistics;
  • Meeting the collective and individual requirements of the INS staff.

European Statistics Day 2023

The National Institute of Statistics will launch the book "Eminescu, Professor of Statistics" on Friday, 20 October 2023, on the occasion of European Statistics Day. The event will take place from 11:00, in the Aula of the Romanian Academy Library.

The book, authored by Tudorel Andrei, President of the NSI, Cristi Șelaru, advisor in the Communication Directorate, and Vladimir Alexandrescu, NSI spokesperson, is available in a bilingual edition, in Romanian and English, so that it can also be appreciated by the international public.

Participants in Friday's event will have the opportunity to discuss with authors and specialists in Romanian statistics and culture the surprising connections between Mihai Eminescu and the essential field of statistics."
Click here to read the book.