Background Quality Report – Cost to Business of Completing Statistical Surveys issued by Northern Ireland Departments

Date published: 31 March 2021

Statistics:

This report provides information on the quality of the data used to produce the official statistics: Cost to Business of Completing Statistical Surveys issued by Northern Ireland Departments. It informs users about the quality of the information upon which they may be drawing conclusions and making decisions.

Details

The report is structured around the five quality dimensions for statistical outputs (from the European Statistics Code of Practice). The UK Statistics Authority’s Code of Practice for Statistics requires that:

Q3.3 The quality of the statistics and data, including their accuracy and reliability, coherence and comparability, and timeliness and punctuality, should be monitored and reported regularly