Statistical Commission



United Nations Statistical Commission Friday Seminar on Emerging issues: Household Surveys in a Changing Data Landscape

28 February 2020  

Organised by the United Nations Statistics Division, in collaboration with the Inter-Secretariat Working Group on Household Surveys, the seminar provides a platform for national statistical offices, international organisations and the research community to debate and discuss strategies to realise the full potential of household surveys in this new environment.

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Secretary-General's Report to the 50th Statistical Commission

March 2019  

The report provides a summary of the recent activities undertaken by the Intersecretariat Working Group on Household Surveys, including refocusing its work towards cross-cutting issues and the mapping of global Sustainable Development Goal indicators that can be derived from household surveys (Agenda item 4(c)).

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For more information on the overview of SDG indicators and household surveys

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Secretary-General's Report to the 49th Statistical Commission

March 2018  

The report provides a summary of the recent activities undertaken by the Intersecretariat Working Group on Household Surveys, including the mapping of global Sustainable Development Goal indicators and household surveys. It contains a proposal for establishment of a trust fund for the implementation of various future activities of the Group (Agenda item 3(d)).

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Secretary-General's Report to the 48th Statistical Commission

March 2017  

The report provides a summary of the work of the Intersecretariat Working Group on Household Surveys. It provides information on the establishment of the governance mechanism and the programme of activities initiated and to be undertaken by the Intersecretariat Working Group to foster the coordination and integration of household survey activities (Agenda item 4(b)).

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Intersecretariat Working Group on Household Surveys established

6 March 2015  

The Statistical Commission, at its 46th session (3-6 March, 2015) endorsed the establishment of the Intersecretariat Working Group on Household Surveys, under the aegis of the Statistics Division, in order to foster the coordination and harmonization of household survey activities. The report is available at http://unstats.un.org/unsd/statcom/46th-session/.

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