World Statistics Day 2020: New Economic Monitor Shows Austria's Economic Development

Lifestyle & TravelMore+ ♦ Published: October 19, 2020; 21:55 ♦ (Vindobona)

Statistics Austria has introduced a new economic monitor which shows Austria's economic development over time. Data is updated biweekly and will include more than 80 economic indicators across different sectors and industries. In addition to this monitor, Statistics Austria provides a Covid-19 data collection which focuses also on population, health and education.

Statistics Austria head Tobias Thomas introduces new economic monitor. / Picture: © Statistik Austria/Ranger–Marton

Every October 20, the European Statistics Day draws attention to the importance of trustworthy statistics for society, economy and politics.

In addition, the UN World Statistics Day has been celebrated every five years since 2010 - on 20 October 2020 for the third time, this time under the motto "Connecting the world with data we can trust".

"The need for credible, scientifically …