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İndicator 3.2.1 Under 5 mortality rate

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İndicator name: Under 5 mortality rate
1 1 Contact
1.1 Contact organisation State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan
1.2 Contact organisation unit Department of Population Statistic
1.3 Contact name Allahverdiyev Rza
1.4 Contact person function Head of Department of Population Statistics
1.5 Contact mail address Baku-AZ1136, Inshaatchilar Avenue
1.6 Contact email address rza@azstat.org
1.7 Contact phone number +99412 538 51 43
1.8 Contact fax number +99412 538 74 51
2 1 Metadata update
2.1 Metadata last certified
2.2 Metadata last posted 7/30/2018
2.3 Metadata last update
3 1 Statistical presentation
3.1 Data description Characterize under‑5 mortality  (0-4 years old)
3.2 Classification system
3.3 Sector coverage
3.4 Statistical concepts and definitions Under 5 mortality is understood as the mean of death of a child born in a particular year or time, under 5, taking into account the mortality rates for the age group, and is calculated for every 1,000 live births.
3.5 Statistical unit Administrative information.
3.6 Statistical population 1-VVADQ official statistical report form and data from the Ministry of Healthcare
3.7 Reference area Proportion of age, gender and economic and administrative regions on total republic
3.8 Time coverage The dynamics rates of the data have been conducted since 2015 to the present.
3.9 Base period 2015
4 1 Unit of measure Number of live births, per 1000 population
5 1 Reference period annual
6 1 Institutional mandate
6.1 Legal acts and other agreements Coding and processing of death information on reasons, injuries and causes of death are made in accordance with X Review International Classification.
6.2 Data sharing The statistical analysis of data contained in relevant acts on the deaths are made by the Registry Office of the Ministry of Justice and the data from the Ministry of Healthcare.
7 1 Confidentiality
7.1 Confidentiality - policy In accordance with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Official Statistics", preliminary information is prohibited. Access to micro-data is prohibited. Preliminary information can only be used by the Chairman of the State Statistical Committee in accordance with the "Rules for issuing micro-data to users for use in research purposes" approved on 13.06.2011. http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/6/personal_info/micro_inf.pdf Policy of the State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the protection of confidential statistical information http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/2/quality/ az / mexfilik.pdf How to work with personal information, how to protect their privacy? http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/6/personal_info/personal_information.pdf http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/6/personal_info/personal_information_en.pdf
7.2 Confidentiality - data treatment It is not permitted to distribute official statistical material that reflects or discloses confidential information among users. The summary (generalized) information permitted to disclose shall contain at least three statistical information and, as such, the share of any of the statistical units should not exceed 85%.
8 1 Release policy
8.1 Release calendar Implemented based on the approved schedule on statistical data and published data dissemination.
8.2 Release calendar access The broadcasting schedule is posted on the Committee's website on the Electronic Services section. Login is open to all users and is not subject to any restrictions. http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/6/calendar_y/
8.3 User access One of the important directions of the Statistical Committee's work is the efficient dissemination of the results of statistical activities and more detailed information was provided in the document "Policy on the dissemination of official statistical data", approved by the State Statistical Committee by the Decree No 8/02s dated 19.02.2014 (http: // www .stat.gov.az / menu / 6 / dissemination_policy / DissPolicy_az_2014.pdf).
9 1 Frequency of dissemination annual
10 1 Accessibility and clarity
10.1 News release It is both paper and electronic version.
10.2 Publications Demographic indicators of Azerbaijan, women and men in Azerbaijan, children in Azerbaijan
10.3 On-line database The publication of annual journals and bulletins is based on the baseline data. Press Release, Express-Info, and many tasks are based on the results of baseline data.
10.4 Micro-data access Access to micro-data is prohibited. Only preliminary information can be used by the Chairman of the State Statistical Committee in accordance with the "Rules for issuing micro-data to users for use in research purposes" approved on 13.06.2011.
10.5 Other
10.6 Documentation on methodology Methodological recommendations are available and information is provided in the metadata section.
10.7 Quality documentation Standards of corrected errors in published and disseminated official statistical data General model of statistical business process (Azerbaijani version, third edition) Quality Assessment Reporting Standards and Recommendations Structure of the quality assurance reports and metadata (ESMS 2.0) of the generally integrated metadata (SIS 2.0) and its basics (ESQRS 2.0 )
11 1 Quality management
11.1 Quality assurance The State Statistical Committee has implemented a quality management system in accordance with the ISO 9001 international standard. In 2013, an external audit of the quality management system was conducted by the State Statistical Committee, and in August of the same year in the field of "Production and dissemination of official statistical data" the international standard ISO 9001:2008 compliance certificate has been obtained. After the change in the international standard in 2015, all documents of the quality management system have been revised according to the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 international standard. On March 9-10, 2017, the State Statistical Committee received an external audit (Certification Audit) compliance with the ISO 9001:2015 international quality standard and obtained a certificate of conformity to ISO 9001: 2015 in the field of "Production and dissemination of official statistics data". http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/2/quality/az/sertifikat_2015.pdf The European Statistical Bureau (Eurostat), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in 2010 and 2017 A Global Assessment of the National Statistical System of the Republic of Azerbaijan has been conducted by the European Free Trade Association (AFTA) and statistical system are improved in accordance with recommendations of experts.
11.2 Quality assessment  Each year, audits in all departments are conducted on the basis of the approved "Audit Program". Audit groups are organized for the audit, and an individual audit plan is approved for each department. Audit group conducts audit based on audit plan. Internal monitoring of quality aspects in the system of the SSC is carried out by a competent structural division (Quality Management and Metadata), and a comprehensive review of the results of audits is submitted to the management. Audit team members (auditors) is instructed by head auditor and seminars are organized non less than once a year. The work of the State Statistical Committee is "Quality Management Systems. Requirements" ISO 9001: 2015 meeting the requirements of international standards is considered the most powerful feature of the company. Increased workload due to incomplete e-documentation and parallel paper-based document circulation, slow adaptation of staff (employees) to new standards requirements are considered weakest features.
12 1 Relevance
12.1 User needs Once a year, meetings with users on the population and gender statistics are held and their needs are assessed. Any request for non-satisfaction of the user's needs shall be evaluated operatively and if the information is relevant, the relevant information shall be collected from the following years and added to the official statistical report.
12.2 User satisfaction The last survey was conducted in 2010 by the SSC's department of Dissemination of Information, and 78.7% of the respondents stated that they fully and 19.6% partly believe population statistics.
12.3 Completeness The information is full and no questions have been raised for any period or field.
13 1 Accuracy and reliability
13.1 Overall accuracy
13.2 Sampling error Conducted completely selection error is not calculated.
13.3 Non-sampling error The non-selective error is conducted in accordance with the "Rules on classification and elimination of errors in reporting data", approved by the order of the State Statistical Committee on 4 January 2013, number 4/t.
14 1 Timeliness and punctuality
14.1 Timeliness Implemented in accordance with the "Statistical Work Program" of State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
14.2 Punctuality Implemented in accordance with the "Statistical Work Program". There are no delays in the broadcast schedule and program.
15 1 Coherence and comparability
15.1 Comparability - geographical It geographically covers the country's provinces and administrative regions and cities.
15.2 Comparability - over time Been implemented since 2015, dynamic sequences are given continuously and no breaks are expected.
15.3 Coherence - cross domain inter-field coherence is not conducted because it is not accumulated by other field statistics departments.
15.4 Coherence - internal There may also be slight differences between initial and final information.
16 1 Cost and burden Every year, the composition of all reports on population and gender statistics is revised to reduce the burden on respondents. Thus, the official statistical observation form No. 1-DÖQ "Registration of births and infant mortality in households", official statistical reporting form No. 1-STM "Number of population, natural and migration flows" in 2012 was canceled by the decision of the State Statistical Committee on June 27, 2012 to reduce the burden on respondents and the official statistical reporting form 1-STM was revised, and a number of amendments were approved in the form of statistical schedule.
17 1 Data revision
17.1 Data revision - policy Data clarification policy is carried out according to the "Regulation on Review of Information on Key Statistical Data," approved by Order No. 60/t of the State Statistics Committee on 10.05.2016. This document is available to the public and posted on the Committee's website in the Statistical Publications section. http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/6/information_regulations/reg_05_2016.pdf.
17.2 Data revision - practice After preliminary data is received, definitions are made and final data is received. There is a slight difference between the initial and the final data.
18 1 Statistical processing
18.1 Source data 1-VVADQ official statistical report form and data from the Ministry of Healthcare
18.2 Frequency of data collection annual
18.3 Data collection Submitted to the city and district registration departments of the Ministry of Justice, then after initial inspection to the State Statistical Committee of the Republic by them. Also, based on Ministry of Healthcare data
18.4 Data validation Data on births and deaths, processing of civil registration acts by the Ministry of Justice Registry offices on a statistical basis and obtained by the Ministry of Healthcare
18.5 Data compilation No data compilation.
18.6 Adjustment Seasonal adjustments are made and it is done in accordance with the methodological materials for the "Seasonal adjustments and the use of Demetra program", approved by the Decree number 30/14 on 25 July 2011 of the State Statistical Committee.
19 1 Comment No additional comments.