Statistical Science for a Better World

The International Statistical Institute (ISI) is the one and only outstanding independent international statistical organization.

Year of establishment

We set the global standard for ethical practice in statistics.

We connect our members and share the most recent developments in statistical techniques and practices.

We offer high quality scientific content and support the development of statisticians from all over the world.

64th ISI World Statistics Congress

The ISI World Statistics Congresses (WSC) takes place once every two years in different countries and cities/venues. Though the ISI organizes them, we work closely with the country’s National Statistics Office and Society.

Upcoming WSC

2023 IAOS-ISI Zambia Conference

2023 Zambia Conference: Better Lives for 2030 in Livingstone, from 4th to 6th April, 2023. 

17th International Association for Official Statistics Conference and 3rd International Statistical Institute Regional Statistics Conference. 

Jointly organized by the International Association for Official Statistics, International Statistical Institute, and the Zambia Statistics Agency – ZamStats

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ISI talks

ISI President's Quote
Stephen Penneck, ISI President (2021-2023) On future directions of the ISI

What members say

Ola Awad
Ola Awad, ISI Council member (2017–2021) shares her experience as a member of the ISI Family

The ISI provides an important forum, bringing together statisticians from around the world, from academia, government and the private sector, to further our profession. I am honored to be an elected member.

Steve MacFeely  Head of Statistics and Information  United Nations
Steve MacFeely
Head of Statistics and Information, United Nations
Eniuce Menezes de Souza explains why she is a member of the ISI Family
Eniuce Menezes de Souza explains why she is a member of the ISI Family

I thought I knew a lot about statistics and statisticians but joining ISI provided me with the opportunity to meet people from all over the world and get acquainted with fields of statistics I knew almost nothing about (like official statistics).

Fabrizio Ruggeri  Vice-President (2019-2021)  ISI
Fabrizio Ruggeri
Vice-President (2019-2021) ISI

Join the ISI family!

The ISI has been constantly evolving to meet the changes in statistical profession and the needs of the statistical community. Our members play an important role in this evolution. 

A major goal of our membership is to bring the statistical world together. This includes senior, more experienced statisticians and data scientists, students from both developed and developing countries, corporates and professionals from all sectors interested in Statistics and Data Sciences. 

Therefore, we encourage you to join us and while contributing to the mission of 'statistical science for a better world', get recognition, become involved, stay up-to-date on latest statistical developments, avail discounts, and expand your network

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