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Permanent census of public institutions

The third permanent census of Public Institutions will take place in 2020. The main objective is to provide a statistically detailed overview of the structural and organisational characteristics of public institutions, by drawing attention on the activity of local units and on public administration modernisation process.

Since 2016 the permanent census of Public Institutions has been implemented by creating a Register, whereby the integration of various administrative sources as well as by conducting every two years a census survey which provides regularly updated data and time series analysis. Furthermore, emerging issues such as performance-oriented behaviour, adaptation to the accounting harmonisation process, digitalisation and IT security are investigated through the census survey.

The second  Permanent Census of Public Institutions was conducted in 2018, covering 12,848 institutional units and 106,262 local units, with 3.321.605 employees. The first results were released in December 2019, including human resources, personnel training and geographical distribution. Further data on the previous census are available through the data warehousepress realease and data tables.