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CITY GROUPS

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Definition:
In recent years, representatives from national statistical agencies have started to meet informally to address selected problems in statistical methods. Some of these groups have become formally known as “city groups”. The city groups and their area of interest are:

Active Groups:
- Delhi Group – Informal Sector Statistics;
- London Group – Environmental Accounts;
- Ottawa Group – Price Statistics;
- Paris Group – Labour and Compensation;
- Rio Group – Poverty Statistics;
- Sienna Group – Social Statistics and Social Monitoring;
- Voorburg Group – Services Statistics.
- Washington Group - Disability Statistics
- Oslo Group - Energy Statistics
- Ulaanbaatar Group - Statistics for Economies based on Natural Resources
- Wiesbaden Group - Business Registers - Roundtable on Business Survey Frames

Completed Groups:
- Canberra Group – Household Income Statistics;
- Canberra I Expert Group - Capital Stock Statistics
- Canberra II Expert Group - Measurement of Non-Financial Assets
- Paris Group – Labour and Compensation;
- Rio Group – Poverty Statistics;
- Sienna Group – Social Statistics and Social Monitoring;
- Wye Group - Rural Development and Agriculture Household Income.

Source Publication:
United Nations Statistical Division website.

Hyperlink:
http://www.un.org/depts/unsd/citygrp/citygrp.htm

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, April 08, 2013