NIS mission

NIS has the mission to meet the information needs of all categories of users of statistical data and information by collecting, producing and disseminating data in accordance with the Law on the Organization and Functioning of Official Statistics in Romania. (EC) No 226/2009, Regulation (EC) No. No 223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2009 on European Statistics and the European Statistics Code of Practice necessary for substantiating decisions on economic and social development of the country and for the knowledge and information of public opinion on the realities of Romanian society.

NIS vision

NIS, as the main producer of official statistical data, responsible for the coordination of all activities at national level regarding the development, development and dissemination of European statistics, is oriented towards achieving in a near future some functional methodological and technical performances recognized on domestic and international plan, at a level comparable to the performances of the most advanced national statistical institutes in the EU Member States.

NIS Principles:

  • User orientation;
  • Commitment of the NIS leadership;
  • Efficiency in relation to statistical processes;
  • Continuous improvement of official statistics activity;
  • Commitment on the quality of statistical products;
  • Accessibility of statistical data and information;
  • Cooperation in the field of official statistics;
  • Respecting the needs of data providers;
  • Systematic implementation of quality management in statistics;
  • Meeting the collective and individual requirements of the INS staff.

Information services

General information

  • Address of National Institute of Statistics: No.16 Libertatii Bvd., District 5,  Bucharest, Romania
  • Telephone center: +4021 3181824; +4021 3181842;
  • Fax: +4021 3124875;  +4021 3181851; +4021 3181873
  • Email:
  • Working program: Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m; Friday: 8:00 a.m  - 2:00 p.m
  • Addresses of Territorial Department of Statistics:

Directorate of communication

Press office of NIS

  • Direct telephone: +4021 3181869; Fax: +4021 3181869;
  • Telephone center: +4021 3181824;+4021 3181842 int. 2286 
  • Email:

Compartment of free dissemination of statistical information

Responds to data requests addressed by the central and local public administration, the media, international organizations, individuals, companies, etc.

  • Responds to data requests  from both, national and foreign users.
  • Phone: +4021 3177770;
  • Fax: +4021 3124875;
  • Email:

Library "Ion Ionescu de la Brad"

  • Phone: +4021 3181824/ int.2254
  • Working program: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Bookstore "Nicolae Georgescu Roegen"

In the framework of the international exchange of publications, NIS's library  is permanently enriched with books on statistics from 45 countries and 29 international organizations.

  • Phone: +4021 3181824 extension 2166;
  • Email:
  • Working program: Monday - Thursday: 9.00 a.m.- 4.00 p.m.; Friday: 9:00 a.m.  - 1:30 p.m.

INTRASTAT - Online collection of statistics for international trade

Details on INTRASTAT accessing and online application:

  • Address of NIS: No.16, Libertăţii Avenue, District 5, Bucharest, Postal Code 050706, România
  • Help-desk phones: +4021 3177720 / 21 /22/ 23; +4021 3115013
  • Fax: +4021 3181858; +4021 3115039; +4021 3115042; +4021 3115008
  • Help-desk email:

For questions regarding the transmission of Intrastat declaration (return receipt, loading failed, etc..) - Phones: 4021 3115014/19 or email to:

For questions regarding the registration Intrastat statistical system (changes of location, receive the password, change password, etc..) - Tel: 4021 3115102 or email to:

For more details, methodological notes and to access online data collection application, please visit the website

eSop - Online surveys

For technical support on data collection for NIS online surveys email to:

European Statistical Data Support Service- Romanian center

Starting with the 1 st of January 2007, National Institute for Statistics of Romania provides a new service to the users on the European statistical information! Following a new free of charge dissemination policy of the statistical information, the European citizens have free access to all the collected and disseminated information by the statistical offices of the European Union through Statistical Office of EU – EUROSTAT. All Eurostat databases are now free of charge and all the statistical publications edited by the Eurostat can be downloaded for free from its official site:

  • Phone: +4021 3177770; +4021 3181842 / extension 1278
  • Fax: +4021 3124875;
  • Email:
  • Working program: Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m; Friday 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.