The Austrian Statistical Society (ÖSG) is a non-profit association of statisticians / inside employed at universities and research institutions, in public administration, as well as in commercial and industry. The responsibilities of the company include the raise of statistical science in all its components and applications that represent the welfares of statistics and statisticians / inside in the public, as well as the elevation of young statisticians / inside.
With its proceedings, the Company offers its members an extensive range of activities for an conversation of ideas and experiences between the several areas of statistical theory and practice. Through the three pillars ACADEMIC, OFFICIAL and APPLIED statistics the ÖSG has the "Triple A" of the Austrian statistics. The ÖSG thus offers the public a comprehensive statistical knowledge and is an vital link between statistical data producers, statistical methodologists and users of statistics.
History of ÖSG
The ÖSG was established in March 1951. Of the Department of Statistics, University of Vienna in 1949 established Statistical Association founded out. The objective was to create a common basis for scientific, official and Applied Statistics, which brought together all attentive in the statistics experts, public authorities and business organizations under one roof. This width of the company was then anchored in the statutes and provides until today the central characteristic of ÖSG represents.
Both documents available here describe the development of the Austrian Statistical Society from its early beginnings in the 50s of the 20th century until today.
Objectives of the Austrian Statistical Society
The company is non-profit and has the purpose to maintain the statistical science in all its areas and applications; the main areas of interest are in particular
1. The theoretical statistics as methodology;
2. The statistics used as a tool of research in all empirically oriented sciences such as the social sciences and economics, technical, organic and environmental sciences;
3. Official statistics, whose main task is to provide data for monitoring social, economic and environmental development, for early detection of problems and for planning, decision preparation and control measures.
The company's objective is to promote the teaching in the field of statistics, statistical training people the opportunity to extend their expertise to offer to spread an understanding of the basics of statistics in the public and maintain the connection between statistical theory and practical application.Read More»