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RELIABILITY

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Definition:
Reliability refers to the closeness of the initial estimated value(s) to the subsequent estimated values.

Context:
The third element of the IMF's definition of quality is "accuracy and reliability".

Source Publication:
International Monetary Found, "Data Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF) Glossary".

Cross References:
Accuracy
Estimate
Quality – IMF

Statistical Theme: Quality, statistical

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Wednesday, November 06, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, December 20, 2005