Statistical Center of Iran

The Statistical Center of Iran (abbreviated as SCI) (Persian: مرکز آمار ایران‎) is the main organization for statistics in Iran. It is administered and funded by the Government of Iran.

Statistical Center of Iran (SCI)
مرکز آمار ایران
Agency overview
Formed1965
JurisdictionIslamic Republic of Iran
HeadquartersTehran, Iran
Agency executive
Websitewww.amar.org.ir

SCI was established in 1965 by legislation from the National Consultative Assembly.

National Population CensusesEdit

SCI is the national body in charge of planning, performing and publishing national statistics on population and housing. The first nation-wide status belongs to 1955. Since then, SCI has run eight national statistics programs, including:

  • 1st National Population and Housing Census, 1956
  • 2nd National Population and Housing Census, 1966
  • 3rd National Population and Housing Census, 1976
  • 4th National Population and Housing Census, 1986
  • 4th-2 National Population and Housing Census, 1991
  • 5th National Population and Housing Census, 1996
  • 6th National Population and Housing Census, 2006
  • 7th National Population and Housing Census, 2011
  • 8th National Population and Housing Census, 2016

International cooperationEdit

During 2004-2007, the Statistical Center of Iran was selected as a member of the UN Statistical Commission. It was also selected as a member in the Governing Council of Statistical Institution for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP) affiliated to ESCAP during 2005-2010.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History of SCI". SCI. Retrieved 2019-08-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)