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The director is appointed by the Government of Catalonia on the proposal of the Minister of the Ministry responsible for managing and coordinating the Statistics System of Catalonia.

It is the director's responsibility to represent Idescat and manage and coordinate its activities.

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


  • Mr. Xavier Cuadras Morató

Previous directors

Previous directors
From To
Mr. Frederic Udina i Abelló 07/07/2011 30/05/2019
Ms. Anna Ventura i Estalella 19/04/2007 07/07/2011
Mr. Josep Maria Vegara i Carrió 05/02/2004 12/04/2007
Mr. Jordi Oliveras i Prats 12/01/1990 05/02/2004