Statistics Indonesia (Badan Pusat Statistik) (BPS)
Statistics Indonesia, locally known as BPS (Indonesian: Badan Pusat Statistik, literally Central Agency on Statistics), is a non-departmental government institute of Indonesia that is responsible for conducting statistical surveys. Its main customer is the government, but statistical data is also available to the public. Annual surveys include national and provincial socio-economics, manufacturing establishments, population and the labour force.
Established in 1960 as the Central Bureau on Statistics (Indonesian: Biro Pusat Statistik), the institute is directly responsible to the President of Indonesia. Its functions include providing data to other governmental institutes as well as to the public and conducting statistical surveys to publish periodic statistics on economy, social change and development. Statistics Indonesia also assists data processing divisions in other public offices to support and to promote standard statistical methods.See more