World Statistics Day 2022 is celebrated every year on 20th October to recognize the importance of statistics in our daily lives. The United Nations Statistical Commission has been at the forefront of advocating for the use of statistics to track progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The theme of the Day in 2022 is “Data for Sustainable Development”.
The United Nations Statistical Commission proposed to celebrate 20 October 2010 as World Statistics Day. The General Assembly adopted Resolution 64/267 of 3 June 2010, which officially designated 20 October 2010 as World Statistics Day for the 1st time under the general theme “Celebrating the many achievements of official statistics”. In 2015, with resolution 96/282, the General Assembly designated 20 October 2015 as the 2nd World Statistics Day under the general theme “Better Data, Better Life”, as well as World Statistics Day on 20 October every five years. decided to celebrate.