Fundamental Principles

Principle 1: Relevance, impartiality and equal access
Principle 2: Professional standards and ethics
Principle 3: Accountability and transparency
Principle 4: Prevention of misuse
Principle 5: Sources of official statistics
Principle 6: Confidentiality
Principle 7: Legislation
Principle 8: National coordination
Principle 9: Use of international standards
Principle 10: International cooperation