Statistical Office (German: Statistisches Bundesamt,
shortened Destatis) is a federal authority of Germany. It reports to
the Federal Ministry of the Interior.
The Office is responsible for collecting, processing, presenting and
analysing statistical information concerning the topics economy,
society and environment. The purpose is providing objective,
independent and highly qualitative statistical information for the
whole public. About 2780 staff members are employed in the departments
Bonn and Berlin.
The department in
Wiesbaden is the main office and runs the largest
library specialised in statistical literature in Germany. It is also
the Office of the President who is also by tradition, but not by
virtue of the office, the Federal Returning Officer. In this position
he or she is the supervisor of the elections of the German Parliament
("Bundestag") and of the European Parliament.
Berlin Information Point is the service centre of the Federal
Office in the German capital and provides information and advisory
services for the German Government, other federal authorities,
embassies, industry and public, associations and all those who are
interested in official statistics in
Berlin and Brandenburg.
Census in Germany
List of statistical offices in Germany
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