# National Bureau of Statistics

An office of the State Council charged with compiling statistics and the assessment of the national economy, it shoulders such tasks as to draw up regulations for statistical work, statistical reform, and fulfill national statistical and investigation plans, exercise leadership over, supervise and check the statistical work in different regions and departments, supervise and check the implementation of statistical laws and regulations.

The bureau has 11 departments: the general affairs office, policy and regulation department, statistics design department, national economic comprehensive statistics department, national economic assessment department, industry and transport statistics department, fixed asset investment statistics department, trade and foreign economic aid statistics department, population and social science department, personnel department, finance and capital construction department,