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To guarantee access to statistical surveys, to use up-to-date technologies for publishing official statistical information, to remove any barriers to the use of data. These are the aims of the Institute’s publication operations.

Section pages for Data

Through Istat databases and information systems users can choose the information according to their needs. In some cases it is possible to build customised tables, in other cases, data are structured in prepackaged downloadable tables. Each database is accompanied by methodologies, classifications, definitions related to the topic.
Microdata files are collections of elementary data. Referring to Istat’s surveys, these files are released free of charge and in compliance with the principle of statistical secrecy and protection of personal data.
The datasets are collections of data for prompt publication of the results of a statistical survey or analysis disseminated without a regular basis.
The Visualization section offers charts, infographics and maps for statistical data visualization.
ISTAT is one of the largest producers of open data in Italy: it contributes a significant amount to the number of released datasets.
The Interactive content section offers users a wealth of quantitative information produced by the Institute.