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Contact
Name Instituto Nacional de Estadistica - INE (National Statistics Institute)
Postal Address Paseo de la Castellana 183 28071 – Madrid (Spain)
Contact Online contact form: www.ine.es/infoine
Website www.ine.es
Conditions
General Conditions Access to data containing direct identifiers is never granted. Access to data allowing for indirect identification of statistical units may be granted, under some conditions, to researchers employed in a research capacity by an eligible University or other Higher Education or Research Institution.
Conditions for Non-Resident Researchers Access is allowed only when a recognized research institution signs the request or when an official regulation exists.
Conditions for Students Access is allowed only when a recognized research institution signs the request or when an official regulation exists.
Legal Framework Spanish Statistical Act 1989.
Spanish Act on Protection of Personal Data 1999 Spanish Regulation on Protection of Personal Data 2007
How To Apply & Modes of Access
Public Use Files Public use files can be downloaded freely from INE's website. Upon request, some more detailed public use files can be issued, but specific conditions on use must be signed.
Scientific Use Files

Researchers have to fill in the request form specifically designed for this kind of use of the data. Once approved, a specific agreement must be signed by research institution; only then can data be sent to the researchers.

Secure Use Files
Researchers have to fill in the request form specifically designed for this kind of use of the data. Once approved, a specific agreement must be signed by research institution. The mode of access depends on the data requested, and includes access through onsite safe centre, or secure remote routine execution.
Details & Practical Information
How long does it take to obtain data? The process of obtaining data consists of three steps: submission of the request, assessment of the request and signature of the contract of access and confidentiality undertakings. The whole process normally takes around 3 months.
How much does it cost? Prices depend on the number of hours needed for preparation of the file, support at the safe centre or routine execution. Fares are publicly available on INE's website.
Information on Access For further details click [Here]
Other Customised requests: click [Here]
Prices: click [Here] (in Spanish only)
Spanish Statistical Act 1989: click [Here]
Last Update 28-07-2014
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