All of the information that is essential to understanding the methods used in surveys and how to interpret their results correctly. Software packages for statistical production are also available to researchers, statisticians and specialist users.
The use of definitions and classifications adopted at the national and international level facilitates the comparability of the statistical information produced by different organisations in various subject areas.

The section methods and IT tools for statistical production contains documents that describe the methods applied in the statistical production processes and the generalized software used for the application of these methods.

Through computing system and data analysis users have the opportunity to select and apply techniques of official statistics.

The tools developed by Istat in order to guarantee the quality of statistical products and the transaprency of the production processes are available in the section Data Quality.