The statistical service in Republic of Albania is realized by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), local statistics departments ministries or other central institutions statisticsdepartments and civil offices and other subjects.
The statistical service had not been established until Albanian State was proclaimed in 1912. The first statistical office was opened in 1924. It used to work out economic data on the Ministry of Public Affairs and Agriculture.
The activity of this office was limited to agriculture inventories that consisted in registration of the number of farmers, type of land and the use of agriculture livestock plants, as well as in a few statistics on industry, trade, export-import and prices.