Steering documents

Statistics Norway's activites are based on those terms and limits set by Norwegian and international laws, regulations and principles in the statistics area. These also form the backbone of Statistics Norways strategies, which give the overarching goals of our operations. The dissemination policy and activity plans seek to support these. 

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Statistics Norway's strategies give the overarching premises for our activities.

Laws and principles

Statistics Norway's requirements for official statistics is based on the Statistics Act, which lays down the formal framework for all Norwegian official statistics, and those requirements developed in intenational collaborations.

Principles of communication and dissemination

Statistics Norway's dissemination policy lays out the main principles for our dissemination of statistics on SSB.no and in our paper publications.