Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática

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The INEI, the 2007 Census.

The Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI) ("National Institute of Statistics and Informatics") is a semi-autonomous Peruvian government agency which coordinates, compiles, and evaluates statistical information for the country. Its current director is Renán Quispe Llanos.

As stated on its website, the INEI eases decision-making with the help of quality statistical information and the use of information technology and thus helps develop the society.


The latest census performed by the INEI is the 2017 Census, which was conducted from August 22 through November 5 of that year. Its preliminary results will be released to the public in 3 months, and final results in January 2018. An earlier census is the 2007 Census.

Coding systemsEdit

In its reports INEI uses standard coding systems for geographical location (Ubicación Geográfica) and classification of economical activities (Clasificación Nacional de Actividades Económicas del Perú):

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