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History
  • 1862

    Official statistics in Serbia was established in 1862, when Prince Mihailo Obrenovic

    passed an act granting powers to the Economic Department of the Ministry of Finance concerning

    all statistical affairs.

  • 1863

    The first State Statistics of Serbia was published.

    The first results of Population Census were issued.

  • 1864

    Official statistics in Serbia was established in 1862, when Prince Mihailo Obrenovic

    passed an act granting powers to the Economic Department of the Ministry of Finance concerning

    all statistical affairs.

  • 1881

    The Law on the Organization of Statistics was enacted.

  • 1882

    The Ministry of National Economy assumed responsibility regarding national statistics.

  • 1885

    State Statistics of Serbia became a member of the International Statistical Institute since its foundation.

  • 1893

    The first Statistical Yearbook of the Kingdom of Serbia was published.  

  • 1894

    The State Statistics was published for the last time.

  • 1910

    The last Statistical Yearbook of the Kingdom of Serbia was issued.

  • 1919

    The State Statistics Directorate was founded in scope of the Ministry of Social Policy of the

    Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

  • 1945

    The Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia was founded.

  • 1948

    The first post-war Census of Population was conducted.

  • 1949

    The first Statistical Yearbook was printed in 50 copies.

  • 1951

    The edition of Statistical releases was launched.

  • 1952

    The serial publication Monthly statistical review was started.

  • 1953

    The population census is conducted.

  • 1955

    The edition of Bulletin was launched.

  • 1960

    The Census of Agriculture is conducted.

     

  • 1961

    The population census is conducted.

  • 1966

    The first number of the edition Working document was published.

  • 1971

    The population census is conducted.

  • 1974

    The publication Municipalities in Serbia was issued.

  • 1981

    The population census is conducted.

  • 1987

    The first EARN node (European Academic Research Network) for our country, was established at the

    Statistical Office of RS in 1987 and it was named and refered to as YUBGSS21.

    Even in those days EARN was connected to the international computer network, i.e. the internet presently.

  • 1991

    The population census is conducted.

  • 2002

    The population census is conducted.

    The first press-conference was held.

  • 2004

    The first website launched.

     

  • 2010

    New website launched.

    The first dissemination database was developed.

  • 2011

    The population census is conducted.

    IST - The SORS is among few statistical institutions in the world featuring a fully operative,

    production oriented and independently developed metadata driven system of the latest,

    which is employed for data entry, processing, analysis and publishing of statistics.

  • 2012

    The Census of Agriculture is conducted.

  • 2018

    The third website  

    Redesigned dissemination database.

Directors of Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia
  • 1945

    Phd Dragoslav Todorović (1945 - 1946)

  • 1946

    Phd Jovan Savić (1946 - 1947)

  • 1947

    Phd Miloš Macura (1947 - 1954) 

  • 1954

    Dušan Bjelogrlić (1954-1958)

  • 1958

    Rastko Škaljak (1958 - 1966)  

  • 1966

    Andreja Stokić (1966 – 1984)

  • 1984

    Andreja Stokić (1966 – 1984)

  • 1994

    mr Zoran Jovanović (1994 – 1999)

  • 1999

    Phd Mileva Žižić (1999 – 2002)

  • 2002

    Zoran Jančić (2002 – 2004)  

  • 2004

    Phd Dragan Vukmirović (2004 – 2015)

  • 2015

    Phd Miladin Kovačević