INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Statistics Austria

LMO Description
Statistics Austria
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Level of authority: 
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>As a federal institution the Statistics Austria has to provide ISPIRE conform dataas defined in annex I and annex II in the Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, e.g. Geographical grid systems, Administrative units, Statistical units or Population distribution — demography.</p>
    Main Activities: 
    Statistics Austria is now an independent and non-profit-making federal institution under public law. It is responsible for performing scientific services in the area of federal statistics. The Federal Statistics Act of 2000 defines federal statistics as a (non-personal) information system of the government providing data on the economic, demographic, social, ecological and cultural situation in Austria.