Governing Council of the Statistical System of Catalonia

The Governing Council of the Statistics System of Catalonia is the representative and participatory body of the entities and institutions that make up the Statistics System of Catalonia

The Governing Council of the Statistics System of Catalonia is presided over by the Minister of the Ministry of the Ministry in charge of managing and coordinating the Statistics System of Catalonia, and consists of the following members:

  • The President, who is the Minister of the Ministry in charge of managing and coordinating the Statistics System of Catalonia.
  • Two Vice-Presidents positions, which are assigned to the Secretary General of the Ministry in charge of managing and coordinating the Statistics System of Catalonia.
  • The director of Idescat, who serves as a Secretary of the Council.
  • A representative of each Ministry of the Government of Catalonia, appointed by the relevant Minister, who is also the senior official responsible for the Ministry's statistics.
  • Two representatives of the county councils, one to represent counties of 75,000 inhabitants or more, and the other for the rest of the counties.
  • One representative of each one of the councils of Barcelona, Girona, LLeida and Tarragona.
  • One representative of the Barcelona City Council.
  • One representative of the Catalan city councils representing municipalities with more than 50,000 inhabitants.
  • One representative of the Catalan city councils representing municipalities with less than 50,000 inhabitants.
  • One representative of the official chambers of commerce.
  • One representative of the bodies governed by public law that participate in the Statistics System of Catalonia.

The Governing Council of the Statistics System of Catalonia holds the following responsibilities:

  • Approving the relevant proposals on statistical activities for the preparation of the Statistical Plan for Catalonia.
  • Approving the Annual Programme for Statistical Action, which the Minister of the relevant Ministry, in terms of the management and coordination of the Statistics System of Catalonia, must later submit to the Government for approval.
  • It must be informed of the rules that govern the statistics declared of interest by the Government of Catalonia, and the technical characteristics they must adhere to.
  • Making proposals in relation to the statistical activities that affect Catalan territory.
  • In general, those assigned to it by the President.

For a more detailed description of the functions carried out by the Board of Governors, refer to Decree 24/2014, from the 25th February, on the organisation and operation of the Statistical Institute of Catalonia.

Members
President
Vice-President of the Government and Ministry of the Economy and Finance Mr. Oriol Junqueras i Vies
Vice-President
Secretary General of the Ministry of Vice-presidency and of the Economy and Finance Nomination pending
Secretary of Economy Mr. Pere Aragonès i Garcia
Spokespersons
Director of Idescat (Council secretary) Mr. Frederic Udina i Abelló
Ministry of the Presidency Mr. Joaquim Nin Borreda
Ministry of Vice-presidency and of the Economy and Finance Ms. Natàlia Mas Guix
Ministry of Transparency and Foreign and Institutional Relations and Affairs Mr. Aleix Villatoro Oliver
Ministry of Governance and Administrations and Housing Ms. Josefina Valls Vila
Ministry of Education Ms. Dolors Salgado i Ygarza
Ministry of Health Mr. Antoni Dedeu i Baraldés
Ministry of Home Affairs Mr. Jordi Jardí i Pinyol
Ministry of Territory and Sustainability Mr. Ferran Falcó Isern
Ministry of Culture Ms. Maria Dolors Portús Vinyeta
Ministry of Justice Mr. Àngel Cortadelles Bacaria
Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families Mr. Josep Ginesta Vicente
Ministry of Business and Knowledge Mr. Josep Solà i Font
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food Mr. David Mascort Subiranas
Representative of the county councils with more than 75,000 inhabitants Ms. Sílvia Peralta Valdívia
Representative of the county councils of all other counties Mr. Francesc Xavier Quer Bosch
Barcelona Provincial Council Mr. Francesc X. Forcadell Esteller
Girona Provincial Council Mr. Miquel Noguer Planas
Lleida Provincial Council Ms. Rosa M. Perelló i Escoda
Tarragona Provincial Council Ms. Maria José Beltran Piñol
Barcelona City Council Mr. Màrius Boada i Pla
Representative of the Catalan city councils with more than 50,000 inhabitants Mr. Joaquim Fernández i Oller
Representative of the Catalan city councils with less than 50,000 inhabitants Ms. Ana del Frago Barés
Official Chambers of Commerce Mr. Joan Ramon Rovira i Homs
Representative of the bodies governed by public law that participate in the Statistics System of Catalonia Ms. M. Teresa Martí i Castro

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