Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-4907 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1913 (Online)


The Statistical Committee of Saratov Gubernia in the 1870–1880

The local authorities of the government statistics in the XIX century were gubernia statistics committees. The articles deals with the activities of the Saratov gubernia statistics committee. It is showed that the ways of collecting statistical data, the technigues and methods of their scientific processing by their members of the staff left much to be desired. The zemstvo statistics became more effective in comparison with the gubernia administrative statistics.