National Institute of Statistics and Census of Argentina

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The National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Spanish: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos; INDEC) is an Argentine decentralized public body that operates within the Ministry of Economy, which exercises the direction of all official statistical activities carried out in the country.

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National Institute of
Statistics and Census
Agency overview
Formed1968; 55 years ago (1968)
Preceding agency
  • National Council of Statistics and Censuses (Argentina)
HeadquartersBuenos Aires, Argentina
Agency executive
  • Marco Lavagna, Director

In February 2013, the International Monetary Fund censured Argentina for failing to report accurate inflation data. Political intervention[neutrality is disputed] in the INDEC figures ended, and the IMF declared in November 2016 that Argentine statistics were again in accordance with international standards.[1]