SIQual, the Istat’s information system on quality, contains information on the characteristics of Istat’s primary surveys and secondary studies as well as on activities performed to guarantee the quality of statistical information.
The system describes the production process and its features: information content; survey phases and operations; activities to prevent, monitor and evaluate sampling and non-sampling errors.
Statistical information systems for data dissemination and their sources are also documented.
In SIQual, primary surveys, secondary studies and statistical information systems are generically referred as statistical processes. Documentation of general interest or specific for a certain process is available in the “Documents” area of the system.
SIQual also allows to consult statistical data on-line disseminated in Istat website.