Statistical Center of Iran

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Statistical Center of Iran (SCI)
مرکز آمار ایران
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Jurisdiction Islamic Republic of Iran
Headquarters Tehran, Iran
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The Statistical Center of Iran (abbreviated as SCI) (Persian : مرکز آمار ایران) is the main organization for statistics in Iran. It is administered and funded by the Government of Iran.


SCI was established in 1965 by legislation from the National Consultative Assembly.

National Population Censuses

SCI is the national body in charge of planning, performing and publishing national statistics on population and housing. The first nation-wide status belongs to 1955. Since then, SCI has run eight national statistics programs, including:

International cooperation

During 2004-2007, the Statistical Center of Iran was selected as a member of the UN Statistical Commission. It was also selected as a member in the Governing Council of Statistical Institution for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP) affiliated to ESCAP during 2005-2010. [1]

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  1. "History of SCI". SCI. Retrieved 2019-08-07.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)