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Accuracy and reliability

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Research, technology and culture, Business statistics
Petur Solnes Jonsson
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psj@dst.dk

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Libraries

The statistic includes all public libraries in Denmark. Uncertainty caused by incorrectly reported figures are sought minimized thorough massive inspection of the reported figures.

Overall accuracy

The statistics covers all public libraries in Denmark. The response rate is 100 per cent. F

Sampling error

Not relevant.

Non-sampling error

Statistics Denmark receives data on all public libraries in Denmark. Special local conditions such as refurbishments, etc. can lead to some municipalities do not report data for all variables all years.

Quality management

Statistics Denmark follows the recommendations on organisation and management of quality given in the Code of Practice for European Statistics (CoP) and the implementation guidelines given in the Quality Assurance Framework of the European Statistical System (QAF). A Working Group on Quality and a central quality assurance function have been established to continuously carry through control of products and processes.

Quality assurance

Statistics Denmark follows the principles in the Code of Practice for European Statistics (CoP) and uses the Quality Assurance Framework of the European Statistical System (QAF) for the implementation of the principles. This involves continuous decentralized and central control of products and processes based on documentation following international standards. The central quality assurance function reports to the Working Group on Quality. Reports include suggestions for improvement that are assessed, decided and subsequently implemented.

Quality assessment

Statistics Denmark receives data from all library municipalities in Denmark. Local conditions may imply that some municipalities do not report all variables all year. Information on loans, stock, weekly openings hours and certain economic information is always reported.

Data revision - policy

Statistics Denmark revises published figures in accordance with the Revision Policy for Statistics Denmark. The common procedures and principles of the Revision Policy are for some statistics supplemented by a specific revision practice.

Data revision practice

Only final numbers are published.