National Institute of Statistics and Census of Argentina

Argentina's statistics and census agency
(Redirected from INDEC)

The National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Spanish: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos; INDEC) is a decentralized public body of a technical nature that operates within the orbit of the Ministry of Economy of the Nation, which exercises the superior direction of all official statistical activities carried out in the Argentine Republic.[1]

National Institute of
Statistics and Census
Agency overview
Formed1968; 55 years ago (1968)
Preceding agency
  • National Council of Statistics and Censuses (Argentina)
HeadquartersBuenos Aires, Argentina
Agency executive

The INDEC produces statistical information on Argentina that can be used by governments for planning public policies. It can also be used for other research and projections that are carried out in academic and private spheres.

The individual data provided by citizens are confidential and are protected by statistical secrecy as established by Argentine Law No. 17,622.

References Edit

  1. "Aprobaron la nueva estructura del Indec" (in Spanish).

Other websites Edit