Pursuant to the Act on Official Statistics (Article 25), the responsibilities of the President of Statistics Poland include the yearly preparation of the draft annual Statistical surveys program of official statistics. The President of Statistics Poland, as the central State administration agency, has jurisdiction over statistical matters and acts as the coordinator of the Polish system of official statistics. The system consists of:
- the official statistics services (Statistics Poland, (Regional) Statistical Offices, other units supervised by the President),
- other units authorised to carry out statistical surveys (mainly ministries, central offices including Other National Authorities (ONAs) and the National Bank of Poland),
- the sources of statistical data (respondents, administrative systems and others),
- the recipients of statistical information.
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