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(c) Quality documentation contains documentation on methods and standards for assessing data quality on the basis of  standard quality criteria.


Next: C. Focusing on quality assurance

[1] Statistical agencies have arrived at a consensus that the concept of quality of statistical information is multidimensional and that there is no one single measure of data quality. Several statistical organizations have developed lists of quality dimensions, which, for international organizations, are being harmonized under the leadership of the Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities. A description of the activities of the Committee in this respect is available from

[6] See SDMX, Content-Oriented Guidelines, annex 4, p. 109. Available from