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İndicator 9.5.2 Researchers (in full-time equivalent) per million inhabitants

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The following table describes the metadata developed in accordance with the structure of United Integrated Metadata (SIS 2.0).
İndicator name: Researchers (in full-time equivalent) per million inhabitants
1 1 Contact
1.1 Contact organisation State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan
1.2 Contact organisation unit Department of Social Statistics
1.3 Contact name
1.4 Contact person function Head of Department of Social Statistics
1.5 Contact mail address
Baku-AZ1136, İnshaatchilar Avenue
1.6 Contact email address
1.7 Contact phone number
+99412 538 90 12
1.8 Contact fax number +99412 538 86 41
2 1 Metadata update
2.1 Metadata last certified  27.10.2017
2.2 Metadata last posted 9/3/2018
2.3 Metadata last update
3 1 Statistical presentation
3.1 Data description
The staff involved in research and development is a team of individuals who are consistently carrying out creative activities aimed at increasing scientific knowledge, seeking new discoveries of these knowledge, as well as directing services related to research and development. The staff involved in the research and development of statistics is regarded as the number of employees involved in research and development organizations (higher education institutions, industrial enterprises and other relevant departments). The research and development team is divided into four categories: researchers, technicians, auxiliary staff and other staff.

3.2 Classification system From the Administrative Territory Classification, classification of types of economic activity- is used.
3.3 Sector coverage Social
3.4 Statistical concepts and definitions
3.5 Statistical unit Individuals engaged in research and development
3.6 Statistical population Scientific institutions
3.7 Reference area The indicator data is based on the data presented on the territory where statistical units exist in the register.
3.8 Time coverage The indicator for the number of organizations engaged in research and development has been calculated since 1995 and has a dynamics sequences
3.9 Base period 2015
4 1 Unit of measure person
5 1 Reference period annually
6 1 Institutional mandate
6.1 Legal acts and other agreements The legal document for collection of information is the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Official Statistics"
6.2 Data sharing Other administrative data sources are not used to calculate the indicator and only the State Statistical Committee participates in its calculation.
7 1 Confidentiality
7.1 Confidentiality - policy In accordance with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Official Statistics", preliminary information is prohibited.
7.2 Confidentiality - data treatment In accordance with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On official statistics", the initial data are considered confidential and may only be used for scientific purposes in the formulation of official statistical materials or anonymity of the statistical unit in exceptional circumstances (by means of the annulment of means allowing recognition).
8 1 Release policy
8.1 Release calendar It is based on the statistical data and the approved spreadsheet. Data analysis is reflected in the report and the summary.
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. (
8.3 User access The State Statistical Committee has an official statistical reporting policy and has been approved by Decree number 8 / 02s of 19.02.2014.
9 1 Frequency of dissemination annually
10 1 Accessibility and clarity
10.1 News release It is both paper and electronic version.
10.2 Publications Azerbaijan's statistical indicators, Azerbaijan figures, regions of Azerbaijan, women and men in Azerbaijan, children in Azerbaijan, education, science and culture in Azerbaijan
10.3 On-line database The publication of annual bulletins and bulletins is based on the baseline data. Press Release, Express-Info, and Many Tasks are based on the results of base 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 There are methodological guidelines for calculating the indicator, and information is provided in the metadata section. Instruction on how to fill out the 1-science form (about scientific research and work done by the enterprises) (
10.7 Quality documentation
11 1 Quality management
11.1 Quality assurance The introduction of the quality management system will be launched.
11.2 Quality assessment Quality management processes are being implemented.
12 1 Relevance
12.1 User needs Once a year, meetings with the users on the science statistics are held and their needs are assessed. There is no information about non-payment of the user's request. Public authorities, research centers, students, and citizens are key users. In many studies, it is reported that information is required for scientific research and writing of diploma works.
12.2 User satisfaction Online surveys are regularly held on the website of the Committee to ensure user satisfaction, and the last online survey on "Providing users with statistical information" was posted on the website on August 31, 2013 ( az / source / others / sorqu-yekun_06.12.2017.pdf)
12.3 Completeness The information is covered in full
13 1 Accuracy and reliability
13.1 Overall accuracy No such assessment has been made. Due to the fact that the research and development enterprises are involved in the observation, there are no displacements in this area. In order to increase the accuracy of information in this area, instructional seminars are held for relevant specialists of local statistical agencies, methodologies are constantly improved. At the same time, the preliminary data included in statistical units are logically checked.
13.2 Sampling error There is no qualifying error as the information is generated as a result of general observation.
13.3 Non-sampling error The non-selective mistake 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 of 4 January 2013, number 4 / t.
14 1 Timeliness and punctuality
14.1 Timeliness The calculation and spreading of the indicator are carried out in accordance with the "Statistical Work Program". There are no delay delays in the broadcast calendar and program.
14.2 Punctuality The time interval between the initial results and the time of the first results (as well as the final results) varies between one week.
15 1 Coherence and comparability
15.1 Comparability - geographical It is comparable with the corresponding figures from other countries
15.2 Comparability - over time Dynamic sequences are given continuously and no breaks are provided.
15.3 Coherence - cross domain There is no connection to other fields of statistics
15.4 Coherence - internal
16 1 Cost and burden Transition to reports in real-time mode is one of the most important steps taken to improve efficiency. Also, in the formal sales reports, constant work is being done to reduce the burden on respondents, indicators that can be calculated on the basis of different indicators and indicators that have lost their relevance are removed from the reporting forms.
17 1 Data revision
17.1 Data revision - policy The main procedures for the revision of the data are conducted under the "Statement of Review of Statistical Data on Basic Statistics", approved by the Order of the State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated 10.05.2016, 60 / t. This document is available to the public and posted on the Committee's website in the Statistical Publications section.
17.2 Data revision - practice Reporting information is immediately checked, corrections are made when errors are detected, and statistical instructions are given mandatory instructions.
18 1 Statistical processing
18.1 Source data All scientific and technical works, regardless of their ownership forms in the Republic.
18.2 Frequency of data collection annually
18.3 Data collection Data is obtained online.
18.4 Data validation There is an appropriate software for data validation.
18.5 Data compilation No compilation of data
18.6 Adjustment If some discrepancies are discovered during the review of the online database, the local statistical body and legal entities submitting the report are notified before the end of the reporting period, and appropriate adjustments are made
19 1 Comment No additional comments