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The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Statistics

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The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Statistics

It is regulated in the Statistics Law of the People's Republic of China, and Regulations of the Beijing Municipality on Statistics Administration and other laws and regulations on statistics which state that the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Statistics is a national organ to implement statistical laws and systems, and a department of Beijing municipal government for local statistics and national economy accounting.

Its main duties are:

1. To collect, organize, and provide the basic statistical data of Beijing; to provide statistical analysis and predictions, as well as suggestions, on the development of economy, society and technology;

2. To organize the national economy accounting of the Beijing municipality;

3. To implement the national statistical standard and basic statistical systems; to make local statistical and survey systems; to check and approve survey plans and schemes made by government departments;

4. To organize the census on the situation and strength of the country; to make survey plans on major city situations and implement these after approval;

5. To evaluate, check, manage and release the basic statistics of the city, and to publicize the city's statistics on national economy and social development;

6. To check the qualifications of foreign-related statistical survey organizations and approve survey projects; to conduct statistics career qualification authentications;

7. To make drafts of local laws and regulations on statistics; to inspect and supervise the implementation of statistical laws and systems; to organize legal publicity and education on statistics law.

Source: eBeijing.gov.cn
Date: 2009-03-09