A Study on the Quality Requirements of Administrative Data Using Statistical Purposes

행정정보의 통계적 활용을 위한 품질요건에 관한 연구

  • Jang, On-Soon (Graduate school of Public Policy and Information Technology Seoul National University of Science and Technology)
  • 장온순 (서울과학기술대학교 IT정책전문대학원)
  • Received : 2014.04.14
  • Accepted : 2014.06.20
  • Published : 2014.06.28


This study aims to improve the openness of administrative data and to make extensive use of it in the academic and policy development, analyzing the quality requirements as the users' view of administrative data using statistical purposes. Conducted the exploratory analysis on the case of the Transaction-based Price Index of Housing, applying the administrative data of Realestate Transaction Management System in Korea, based on Denmark's 7 quality indicators for the statistical use of administrative data. According to the results of this study, the administrative data could improve the efficacy of the policy by facilitating the collection of the statistical data which help analyzing the actual market situations. On the other hand, the data have some constraints in adding the required items to producing the statistics, or improving the timeliness problem, due to the characteristics focused on the civil service.


Administrative Data;Evidence-based Policy;Administrative Data Quality;Quality Indicators;e-Government


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