Accessibility Statement

The National Institute of Statistics, which forms part of the Ministerio de Economía, Comercio y Empresa through the Secretary of State for the Economy and Business Support, is committed to making its website accessible in accordance with Royal Decree 1112/2018, of September 7, regarding mobile device website and application accessibility in the public sector

This accessibility statement applies to the website

  • Compliance Status
    • Due to the exceptions and lack of conformity with the aspects indicated below, this website is only partially compliant with RD 1112/2018.

  • Non-accessible Content
    • The content listed below is not accessible due to the following:

      1. Lack of compliance with RD 1112/2018. There may be specific editing errors on a web page, but work is being done to improve this. The possible existence of:
        1. Specific problems of low contrast between text and background.
        2. Images that are not corrected labelled.
        3. Office files in PDF or other formats do not fully meet all accessibility requirements.
        4. Content in English whose language is not always correctly labelled
        5. Pages in HTML4 that, when sharing content with a single header, show attributes of HTML5 that cannot be removed without losing functionality. Work is being done to make sure all content is HTML5. With this, the problem will be solved.
        6. On some pages you cannot access the side menu with keyboard in mobile version.
        7. Select elements with more than 24 options, or with different groups of related options, that are not grouped using the optgroup element.
      2. Disproportionate Load
        • Not applicable.
      3. The content does not fall within the scope of the applicable legislation
        1. There are office files in PDF or other formats published before September 20, 2018 that do not fully meet all accessibility requirements. Most of them do comply, however.
        2. There may be third party content that is not handled in this Unit and is not under its control, such as files of the BOE or of other bodies, such as Eurostat.
        3. There are videos without subtitles published before September 20, 2018
        4. Online mapping and mapping services
  • Preparation of this Accessibility Statement
    • This statement was prepared on May 7, 2020.

      The method used to prepare the statement was a self-assessment carried out by the body itself.

      Last revision of the statement: 8 June 2020.

  • Observations and contact details
    • Communications regarding accessibility requirements (article 10.2.a) of RD 1112/2018) can be made, such as:

      • Report any possible breach by this website
      • Report other difficulties with content access
      • Formulate any other query or suggestion for improvement related to this website's accessibility

      Communications may be made through the Contact form or by calling the public service telephone number 91 583 91 00

      You can submit:

      • A Complaint regarding compliance with the requirements of RD 1112/2018.
      • A Request for Accessible Information relating to:
        • Content that is excluded from the scope of application of RD 1112/2018 as established by Article 3(4).
        • Content that is exempt from compliance with the accessibility requirements because it imposes a disproportionate burden.

      In the Request for accessible information, the facts, reasons and demand must be clearly specified in order to establish that it is a reasonable and legitimate request.

      Through the Contact Form of the National Statistics Institute, as well as the rest of the options included in Law 39/2015, of 1 October, on the Common Administrative Procedure of Public Administrations.

      Communications will be received and processed by the Sub-directorate General for Statistical Dissemination of the National Institute of Statistics.

  • Application Procedure
    • If, once a request for accessible information or complaint has been made, it has been rejected, the person concerned does not agree with the decision adopted, or the response does not comply with the requirements contemplated in article 12.5, the person concerned may initiate a complaint. A complaint may also be lodged if a reply has not been received within twenty working days.

      he complaint may be submitted through the Generic Instance of the Electronic Headquarters of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation , as well as the other options set out in Law 39/ 2015, of 1 October, on the Common Administrative Procedure of Public Administrations.

      Claims will be received and processed by the Undersecretariat for Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation.

  • Optional Content
    • This website applies the requirements of the UNE-EN 301549:2019 considering the exceptions of RD 1112/2018.

      The website is optimized for the browsers Microsoft Internet Explorer, versions 10.0 or higher, and the latest versions of FireFox, Safari, Opera and Google Chrome. The minimum recommended web resolution is 1280x1024.

      The website is designed for Responsive viewing, optimising its display on tablet and mobile devices. On these devices, the site is optimized for viewing in the latest versions of Chrome for mobile, Firefox for mobile, Safari mobile, Opera Mini and the native Android browser.

      Some of the most meaningful actions being carried out to improve accessibility and usability are:

      • Use of style sheets: page presentation controlled through validated style sheets (CSS).
      • Language used: The texts, titles and links have been reviewed so that the language used is as clear and concise as possible.
      • Text size: all pages use fonts with relative size, meaning that if the user prefers a larger font they can select it using their browser¿s text size options.
      • Page structure: to facilitate navigation through all pages hosted on the INE website, the portal is designed with a navigation menu and a common footer for all content. Likewise, the home page can always be accessed by clicking on the INE logo.