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1. Software name:

IST (Integrated Survey Tool)


2. Contact details:

Name:Branko Jireček
organisation:Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia

3. Main purpose of the software:

Metadata / paradata driven system for statistical data processing

4. Level of importance:


5. Input format(s) (e.g. csv, xml,...):

Whatever (csv, xml, dbms, …)

6. Output format(s) (e.g. csv, xml,...):

Whatever (xml, text, excel, word, dbms, …)

7. Programming language(s):


8. Code availability:

Closed source

9. Charges:


10. Development status:


11. Operating system(s):


12. User/natural language:

For the moment only on Serbian, could be easily translated into English

13. Demo/trial version available?:


14. Do you provide training and/or consultancy for this software for other organisations?:


15. Do you provide support for this software for other organisations?:


16. Does detailed documentation exist for developers?:


17. Does detailed documentation exist for users of the software?:


18. In which language(s) is the documentation available?:

Serbian at the moment

19. Please provide a link to any documentation available online:

20. Other documentation (please upload attachments or give details):

21. Please list other statistical organisations that are known to use this software:

MONSTAT - Statistical Office of Montenegro
Republic of Srpska - Institute of Statistics

22. Other information:

Not of interest outside a statistical system. As a matter of fact, it is used in the Office for Statistics and Informatics of Belgrade, but, although it is a separate Office, it is the same (statistical) system

23. Is the software compliant with the HLG vision?*:


24. In which areas is the software compliant with the HLG compliance criteria?:

supports input and output of data & metadata in open format





*Click here for details of the criteria for compliance with the HLG vision. (Owners of software have the primary responsibility for deciding whether software meets the criteria. However, in cases of disagreement the Sharing Advisory Board will adjudicate.) 

If you are familiar with the phases and sub-processes of the Generic Statistical Business Process Model, please add labels to this page to categorise the software, using the 'Edit labels' option at the bottom left of the screen. Please choose from the existing labels e.g. 'gsbpm4_1' for GSBPM 4.1, 'select sample'. You can view the full list of phases and sub-processes here.

Other users of this software are encouraged to evaluate it and share their experiences using the comment option on this wiki page, or by e-mail to