The Journal of Official Statistics (JOS) was launched in 1985. It is published by Statistics Sweden, the National Statistical Institute of Sweden. It replaced the then-century-old Statistisk tidskrift (Statistical Review). The ambition was to make JOS an internationally recognized communication medium on methodology and policy matters facing national statistical institutes and other producers of statistics. The language is English. The intended readers are working primarily at statistical agencies or in universities or private organizations and dealing with problems that concern aspects of official statistics and other production of statistics.

JOS functions as any other respected journal. All in-scope submissions are sent to referees for evaluation, and an associate editor together with the chief editor make the editorial decision for each manuscript. The number of associate editors ...

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