Journal of Official Statistics

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Journal of Official Statistics 
Discipline Statistics
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
1985–present
Publisher
Frequency Quarterly
0.993
Standard abbreviations
J. Off. Stat.
Indexing
ISSN 0282-423X
OCLC  no. 11960555
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The Journal of Official Statistics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes papers related to official statistics. It is published by Statistics Sweden, the national statistical office of Sweden. The journal was established in 1985, when it replaced the Swedish language journal Statistisk Tidskrift (Statistical Review). It publishes four issues each year.

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Abstracting and indexing

Journal of Official Statistics is indexed in the Current Index to Statistics.

The Current Index to Statistics is an online database published by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the American Statistical Association that contains bibliographic data of articles in statistics, probability, and related fields. It will be shut down at the end of 2019.

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