Kosovo Agency of Statistics

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Kosovo Agency of Statistics
Agjencia e Statistikave të Kosovës
Agency overview
Formed1948 (1948)
Agency executive
  • Isa Krasniqi [1] , Director General
Website ask.rks-gov.net

Kosovo Agency of Statistics (Albanian : Agjencia e Statistikave të Kosovës, Serbian : Agencija za statistiku Kosova) is the national statistics bureau of Kosovo [lower-alpha 1] . [2]


It was officially created in 1948, but restarted working as an independent agency in 1999. [3] After Kosovo's declaration of independence in 2008, the ACK organized Kosovo's first population census in 2011. It is supported by international organizations and statistic agencies, like the OSCE, United Nations, etc. As of 2011, the bureau works within the Kosovo Prime Ministry framework. [4]

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  1. Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the 2013 Brussels Agreement. Kosovo is currently recognized as an independent state by 98 out of the 193 United Nations member states. In total, 113 UN member states recognized Kosovo at some point, of which 15 later withdrew their recognition.

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  2. "Overview". Agjencia e Statistikave të Kosovës (ASK). Retrieved 22 September 2020.
  3. "KAS, history". KAS. Archived from the original on 2015-01-05. Retrieved 2015-01-16.
  4. "KAS history". Archived from the original on 2015-01-20.