Quality Standards for SIMS, ESQRS, and ESMS SDMX

Colectica worked with Statistics Denmark to prepare several quality standards:

  • ESMS
  • ESQRS
  • SIMS
  • Statistics Denmark ESMS/ESQRS Quality Standard

In cases where the same information is required in ESMS, ESQRS, and SIMS, these reference the same concept and the information only needs to be recorded a single time. When the ESMS or ESQRS report is generated, the appropriate information is included automatically.

The Statistics Denmark ESMS/ESQRS/SIMS quality standard definition contains all ESMS, ESQRS, and SIMS fields, along with several summary fields required by Statistics Denmark, but that are not required by the ESMS, ESQRS, and SIMS reporting formats.

  1. Create concepts in the normal manner.

    For instructions on how to create new Concepts, see Create Items.

  2. Set User IDs for component items.

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    ESMS-COMPONENT

    The value of the Component field for the ESMS report

    ESMS-OBJECT

    The value of the Object field for the ESMS report

    ESQRS-COMPONENT

    The value of the Component field for the ESQRS report

    ESQRS-OBJECT

    The value of the Object field for the ESQRS report

  3. Set User IDs for statement items.

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    ESQRS-ID

    The human-readable, numeric identifier of the corresponding ESQRS concept

    ESQRS-NAME

    The human-readable name of the corresponding ESQRS concept

    ESMS-ID

    The human-readable, numeric identifier of the corresponding ESMS concept

    ESMS-NAME

    The human-readable name of the corresponding ESMS concept

  4. Set Custom fields for statement items.

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    ESQRS Usage Status

    Set this custom field to “Mandatory” to indicate that the item is required by the ESQRS format. If omitted, the item will not be considered mandatory.

    ESMS Usage Status

    Set this custom field to “Mandatory” to indicate that the item is required by the ESMS format.

    SDMX ConceptsScheme ID

    The identifier of the SDMX ConceptScheme to which the Concept belongs.

    SDMX ConceptScheme Version

    The version of the SDMX ConceptScheme to which the Concept belongs.

    SDMX ConceptScheme Agency

    The agency of the SDMX ConceptScheme to which the Concept belongs.