The Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (SURS) is the main producer and coordinator of national statistics in Slovenia. In line with the National Statistics Act SURS is a professionally independent Government service; head of SURS is autonomous as regards professional and methodological issues. The mission of the Slovene statistical office is to provide to users statistical data on the status and trends in the economic, demographic and social fields, as well as in the field of environment and natural resources. These data must be of sufficient quality, timely, comparable in time and internationally, and presented clearly and understandably.
SURS is a member of the European Statistical System and in this role actively cooperates in working groups and committees of Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Union, and in technical and infrastructural projects coordinated by Eurostat. In addition, SURS is included in all procedures of preparing, coordinating and adopting European legislation governing statistics.