World Statistics Day

World Statistics Day: 20 October 2015

  • The special World Statistics Day edition of News from the World of Statistics is available at:
  • The Royal Statistical Society (RSS), with both the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the American Statistical Association (ASA), is marking World Statistics Day on the 20th of October 2015 with a statement urging that “global development must no longer be hampered by a lack of the most basic data about the social and economic circumstances in which people live”. Almost 50 organisations worldwide, and Croatian Statistical Association, too, have signed up to the statement calling for ‘a true data revolution’ to measure progress toward the new UN Sustainable Development goals.Now we have a page with the statement which you can link to: World_Statistics_Day_Statement