The Swiss Statistical Society was founded 29 January 1988.
1. to promote development and application of statistics in Switzerland;
2. to represent the interests of those active in using statistics, statistical research, and teaching statistics; and
3. to contribute to establishing statistics as independent scientific discipline.
The first President of the Society Prof J Hüsler, University of Bern. It provides a contacts between statisticians in the administration, the economy, and research institutions. which informs the members about the activities of the Society and about forthcoming meeting is statistics conducting in Switzerland. It organizes two conferences, one in spring and the other in the autumn. These meetings are indicate to the application of statistical methods. In its first year there were around 100 members of the Society and today it has about 230 members.