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abcdefgh ijkl Statistics and the Scottish Executive Nic Krzyzanowski Office of the Chief Statistician

abcdefgh ijkl Statistics and the Scottish Executive Nic Krzyzanowski Office of the Chief Statistician

abcdefgh Aims ijkl § Statistics in the Scottish Executive § Overview of service §

abcdefgh Aims ijkl § Statistics in the Scottish Executive § Overview of service § Products and statistics § Routes of dissemination § Development of web presence 2

abcdefgh Statistics in the Scottish Executive ijkl § Provide relevant and reliable statistical information,

abcdefgh Statistics in the Scottish Executive ijkl § Provide relevant and reliable statistical information, analysis and advice that meets the needs of government, business and the people of Scotland § Approx. 100 professional statisticians 3

abcdefgh Objectives ijkl § § § Produce statistics and analysis relevant to user needs

abcdefgh Objectives ijkl § § § Produce statistics and analysis relevant to user needs Ensure effective use of our statistics Work effectively with users and providers Develop the quality of statistics Assure the integrity of statistics Ensure the efficient delivery of statistics products and services § Develop our workforce and competences 4

abcdefgh SCOTSTAT ijkl § Network for users and providers of Scottish Official statistics §

abcdefgh SCOTSTAT ijkl § Network for users and providers of Scottish Official statistics § Improve communication § Working groups § Committees for each topic § Over-arching board http: //www. scotland. gov. uk/stats/scotstats. asp 5

abcdefgh Responding to change ijkl § Meet changing needs § Cross-cutting policy issues §

abcdefgh Responding to change ijkl § Meet changing needs § Cross-cutting policy issues § Better focus on current issues § Age, Gender, Ethnicity § Neighbourhood Statistics 6

abcdefgh Collection of data ijkl § Administrative systems § Surveys § Population Census 7

abcdefgh Collection of data ijkl § Administrative systems § Surveys § Population Census 7

abcdefgh Publications ijkl 8

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abcdefgh Publication strategy ijkl § National Statistics are used by a wide community inside

abcdefgh Publication strategy ijkl § National Statistics are used by a wide community inside and outside government § Maximise use of our statistical information § Comply with legal, ethical and confidentiality constraints 9

abcdefgh Publication strategy – key principles ijkl § § § § Knowing our customers

abcdefgh Publication strategy – key principles ijkl § § § § Knowing our customers Informing our users Common identity Web focus Charging Accessibility Freedom of Information 10

abcdefgh Release practices ijkl § § § Number and type of releases Pre-announcement Timing

abcdefgh Release practices ijkl § § § Number and type of releases Pre-announcement Timing and format of releases Pre-release access Availability of detailed results 11

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abcdefgh Statistics by topic ijkl § § § § § Agriculture and Fisheries Businesses

abcdefgh Statistics by topic ijkl § § § § § Agriculture and Fisheries Businesses Children Community Care Crime and Justice Economy Environment Health Housing § § § § § Labour Market Lifelong Learning Local Government Finance Planning Population and Migration School Education Social and Welfare Tourism, Culture and Sport Transport and Travel 13

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abcdefgh Developments ijkl § Dissemination § Radical re-design of web site § How statistics

abcdefgh Developments ijkl § Dissemination § Radical re-design of web site § How statistics are held § Maintaining and updating background data 15

abcdefgh Metadata and Accessibility ijkl § “Data about data” § Summary of the form

abcdefgh Metadata and Accessibility ijkl § “Data about data” § Summary of the form and content of a resource § e-GMS § Support resource discovery and records management § Official records will not always be stored in paper format – ERDM § Makes it easier to manage or find information § Website designed to comply with international web accessibility standards § World Wide Web Consortium (W 3 C) 16

abcdefgh Feedback ijkl § We want your views Nic Krzyzanowski 0131 244 3341 nicolas.

abcdefgh Feedback ijkl § We want your views Nic Krzyzanowski 0131 244 3341 nicolas. [email protected] gsi. gov. uk http: //www. scotland. gov. uk/stats 17