World Statistics Day is celebrated on 20th October every year. World Statistics Day is a global collaborative effort, which is also being organized under the guidance of the United Nations Statistical Commission. This year the fourth World Statistics Day is celebrated all over the world. Today, on the occasion of ‘World Statistics Day, we are going to give you information about the history related to it. Let’s get started:
What Is The Theme Of World Statistics Day 2020?
The theme of World Statistics Day 2020 is ‘Connecting the world with data we can trust. The theme reflects the importance of people’s trust, authoritative data, and innovation.
This Day Is Celebrated Once Every Five Years Because…
The United Nations Statistical Commission at its 41st session in February 2010 proposed to celebrate 20 October 2010 as World Statistics Day. The General Assembly adopted Resolution 64/267 on 3 June 2010, which officially celebrated World Statistics Day for the first time on 20 October 2010 with the general theme of ‘Celebrating the many achievements of official statistics.
Subsequently, in 2015, the General Assembly by resolution 96/282 declared 20 October 2015 as the second World Statistics Day with the general theme ‘Better data, better lives,’ as well as to observe 20 October as World Statistics Day every five years.