The concept of quality control is becoming more and more important in the field of official statistics. In the last decade many national institutes of statistics adopted a systematic approach to quality. The paper deals with the issue of applying the concept of statistical process control (SPC) to official statistics. Process approach allows developing and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of a quality management system to meet the needs of all stakeholders. In the paper we focus on:
– Identification of statistical processes and establishment of links between them and
– Tools and methods for managing the statistical processes.