Function (Class) Definition

COFOG description of #cofog0132 - Overall planning and statistical services (CS) (function of government class) (Ens Dictionary).
#tagcoding hashtag: #cofog0132

A function of government.

#tagcoding for #cofog0132 - Overall planning and statistical services (CS)

#cofog0132 is the #tagcoding hashtag for #cofog0132 - Overall planning and statistical services (CS). Use it when tagcoding or searching content about this function of government.

For the function of government in a specific country, add the country's ISO code to #cofog0132, for instance #cofog0132DZ1 for a post or tweet about #cofog0132 - Overall planning and statistical services (CS) in Algeria.

Evaluating and improving #cofog0132 - Overall planning and statistical services (CS)

For quite a number of functions of government, the recently agreed Sustainable Development Goals and Targets provide measurable targets.

To know what initiatives have been undertaken, or are being undertaken, the DAC 5 and CRS Purpose Codes (OECD DAC) can be used to consult the OECD DCD-DAC Development finance statistics or the IATI Datastore.


For each function of government a substantial number of online resources are available. Some of these resources are listed here. Additions can be suggested in comments, or posts using #cofog0132.

Resource links
Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics (Sept. 2010, The World Bank, FAO, United Nations)
System of National Accounts 2008
Community-Based Monitoring System / CBMS - Philippines
UN Global Pulse (U.S.)
Open Government Data Platform India
G8 Open Data Charter
Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS, Harmonized System) (by World Customs Organization)
Statistics for Transparency, Accountability and Results - Busan Action Plan for Statistics
GapMinder (by Hans Rosling)
FAO geopolitical ontology
Big Data, Big Impact (World Economic Forum Report, 2012)
Analytical talent map (McKinsey)
Schools Interoperability Framework (US, Iowa)
Common Principles

Collaborative planning for the function

A Collaborative Planning Methodology is (simple) repeatable process that can be used to improve the quality of a function of government.

The below table lists some possible questions and format for documenting a collaborative planning for an improved function of government resulting from Awareness, capacity & care for #LocalizingSDGs.

For persons:
Objectives for persons

For organizations:
Objectives for organizations

In a territory:

What are feasible objectives & options for delivering this function of government? Taking into consideration dependencies on the country's resource endowments, what options exist to achieve which objectives for this function of government?

Objectives for the function

Objectives for the teritorry


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The fringes

Class-level Function of Government maps under #COFOG01 - General Public Services:

Other functions of government via Tag cloud for functions of government: