Definition: Credibility

General concept

Credibility requires concern for both the reality and appearance of impartiality and independence from political and other undue external influence. Credibility also requires that agencies follow such practices as making their data and the information that users need to work with the data readily available in easily accessible formats to all.
Source:
National Academy of Sciences (USA), "Principles and Practices for a Federal Statistical Agency: Sixth Edition", 2017
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