National Statistics status means that official statistics meet the highest standards of trustworthiness, quality and public value.
How is National Statistics status awarded?
- All official statistics should comply with all aspects of the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
- They are awarded National Statistics status following an assessment by the Authority’s regulatory arm. The Authority considers whether the statistics meet the highest standards of Code compliance, including the value they add to public decisions and debate.
There are a number of regulations that govern the Housing Executive’s production of National and Official Statistics.