Instituto nacional de estad stica e inform tica
The Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI) ("National Institute of Statistics and Informatics") is a semi-autonomous Peruvian government agency which coordinates, compiles, and evaluates statistical information for the country. Its current director is Renán Quispe Llanos.
As stated on its website, the INEI eases decision-making with help of quality statistical information and the use of information technology and thus helps develop the society.
The latest census performed by the INEI is the 2005 Census, which was conducted from July 18 through August 20 of that year. Its preliminary results were released to the public on November 30, 2005 and final results on February 20, 2006 . An earlier census is the 1993 Census.
In its reports INEI uses standard coding systems for geographical location (Ubicación Geográfica) and classification of economical activities (Clasificación Nacional de Actividades Económicas del Perú):