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.

Regional Conference on Migration Statistics

"During the period June 2013 - June 2014, Romania has the mandate of the Presidency-in-Office of the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP).


According to the Memorandum approved in government meeting on November 20, 2013, among the proposed actions to be performed there was also one action on the organization of a regional conference of the National Institute of Statistics dedicated to the alignment with Community rules, exchange of experience, the main challenges and arrangements for regional harmonization of practices in the field.


NIS held on 26-27 May this year the Regional Conference on International Migration Statistics with the participation of experts from Albania, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey and Kosovo.*.


The event, whose organization was encouraged by the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat), was appreciated by the participants as a success."


*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.


Last update: May 29, 2014