Civil registration systems

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As part of its work on vital statistics, the United Nations Statistics Division recently revised and issued the Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Revision 3.

In addition, the United Nations Statistics Division has issued six handbooks, which deal with different aspects of civil registration and vital statistics improvement and have been published in the official languages of the United Nations:

 

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Handbook on Training in Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems (2002)
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Handbook on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems: Computerization (1998)
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Handbook on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics System: Developing Information, Education and Communication (1998)
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Handbook on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems: Management, Operation and Maintenance (1998)
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Handbook on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics System: Policies and Protocols for the Release and Archiving of Individual Records (1998)
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Handbook on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems: Preparation of a Legal Framework (1998)

 

United Nations Statistics Division - Demographic and Social Statistics