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Organization name

Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), Germany

Total number of staff

about 2700

(as of January 2007, 27.8% part time employees. Regional (Länder) offices are entirely independent organisations and have their own figures. There is no official report on the total number of people employed in official statistics in Germany.)

Contact person for metadata

Alf Steilen

Job title:

Head of Section C304 - "Tools and Standards"


Please use the official template and send your inquiry to the attention of "Referat C304".


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Click to create section 2 (Modelling the Information and Processes of a Statistical Organization)
Click to create section 3 (Statistical Metadata in each phase of the Statistical Business Process) 
Click to create section 4 (Statistical Metadata Systems)
Click to create section 5 (System and design issues)
Click to create section 6 (Organizational and workplace culture issues)
Click to create section 7 (Lessons learned)
Click to create section 8 (Attachments and links)