Statistical Science for a Better World

The International Statistical Institute (ISI) is the one and only outstanding independent international statistical organization.

Year of establishment

We set the global standard for ethical practice in statistics.

We connect our members and share the most recent developments in statistical techniques and practices.

We offer high quality scientific content and support the development of statisticians from all over the world.

ISI World Statistics Congresses

WSC 2025 will take place in The Hague, The Netherlands. Additional information is forthcoming. 

WSC 2027 is planned for Busan, Republic of Korea.

Next WSC


Come to Mexico City to take part in the discussions about the future of statistics and their capacity to improve decision-making for all.


ISI talks

ISI President's Quote
Stephen Penneck, ISI President (2021-2023) On future directions of the ISI

What members say

Ola Awad
Ola Awad, ISI Council member (2017–2021) shares her experience as a member of the ISI Family

The ISI provides an important forum, bringing together statisticians from around the world, from academia, government and the private sector, to further our profession. I am honored to be an elected member.

Steve MacFeely  Head of Statistics and Information  United Nations
Steve MacFeely
Head of Statistics and Information, United Nations
Eniuce Menezes de Souza explains why she is a member of the ISI Family
Eniuce Menezes de Souza explains why she is a member of the ISI Family

I thought I knew a lot about statistics and statisticians but joining ISI provided me with the opportunity to meet people from all over the world and get acquainted with fields of statistics I knew almost nothing about (like official statistics).

Fabrizio Ruggeri  Vice-President (2019-2021)  ISI
Fabrizio Ruggeri
Vice-President (2019-2021) ISI

Join the ISI family!

The ISI has been constantly evolving to meet the changes in statistical profession and the needs of the statistical community. Our members play an important role in this evolution. 

One of our primary objectives as a membership organization is to unite the global statistical community. This encompasses a wide range of individuals, such as seasoned statisticians and data scientists, students hailing from both affluent and economically challenged regions, as well as professionals and businesses from various sectors who share an interest in the fields of Statistics and Data Sciences.

Therefore, we encourage you to join us and while contributing to the mission of 'statistical science for a better world', get recognition, become involved, stay up-to-date on latest statistical developments, avail discounts, and expand your network

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