INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Statistics Sweden

LMO Description
Statistics Sweden
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Level of authority: 
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>Regulation (2007:762) with instruction for Statistics Sweden.</p>
    Main Activities: 
    Statistics Sweden is an administrative agency. Our main task is to supply customers with statistics for decisionmaking, debate and research. We are mainly assigned these tasks by the government and different agencies, but we also have customers in the private sector and among researchers. Besides producing and communicating our statistical data, we are tasked with supporting and coordinating the Swedish system for official statistics. We also take part in international statistical cooperation.
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    Societal Sector: 
    Central government
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    Long experience in production of registerbased statistics on all regional levels. Extensive use of GIS in statistics production. Members of the European Forum for GeoStatistics.
    Primary Business: 
    Producer of official statistics