“The Regulation on the Amendment of the Regulation on the Establishment, Duties and Authorities of the Service Units of the Turkish Statistical Institute” prepared by the Authority, entered into force after being published in the Official Gazette.
Accordingly, while the Education Department, one of the central organization’s service units, was closed, the name of the “Department of Labor Force and Living Conditions” became “Department of Labor Force Statistics”. The name of the “Department of International Relations” was changed to “Department of Foreign Relations”.
With the arrangement, new tasks were defined for some units, while task changes were made for others.
In this context, the Price Statistics Department will produce statistics and indicators, calculate indexes and compile household consumption expenditure statistics in order to monitor consumer price movements.
Department of Labor Force Statistics will produce household labor force statistics. In addition, this unit will produce statistics and indices related to employment, labor cost, earnings structure and wages, and will monitor and apply international standards and methodological developments in its field of duty. The said unit will also carry out national and international project studies in the areas it is responsible for.
The Department of Short-Term Business Statistics will also produce statistics, indicators and calculate indexes in order to monitor producer price movements.
The Department of Metadata Systems and Classifications will define and implement standards in the creation of national registration systems and ensure their implementation with inter-agency coordination.
The Department of Sectoral Statistics will produce statistics on energy, transportation and communication sectors, as well as building and housing data.
The Department of Agricultural Statistics will calculate indexes by producing statistics and indicators in order to monitor agricultural price movements.
Social Statistics Department will also produce statistics on income distribution, poverty and living conditions.