Central Statistical Directorate

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This article is about the Central Statistical Directorate of the Soviet Union. For the Teaching Support Staff Union at Simon Fraser University, see Teaching Support Staff Union.

The Central Statistical Administration (or Board or Directorate) (Russian: Центральное Статистическое Управление), abbreviated TsSU (Russian: ЦСУ), was the main statistical organization of the former Soviet Union; it was dissolved in the 1980s, replaced by Goskomstat.

It had the following names:

1918-1923 — Central Statistical Administration of the RSFSR (Russian: Центральное статистическое управление РСФСР (ЦСУ РСФСР)), created by a decree of the Council of People's Commissars dated July 25, 1918
1923-1926 — Central Statistical Administration of the Council of People's Commissars of the USSR (Russian: Центральное статистическое управление при Совете Народных Комиссаров СССР)
1926-1930 — Central Statistical Administration of the USSR (Russian: Центральное статистическое управление СССР (ЦСУ СССР))
1930-1931 — Economic-Statistical Sector of Gosplan (Russian: Экономико-статистический сектор (ЭСС) Госплана СССР)
1931         — Sector of Economic Accounting of Gosplan (Russian: Сектор народно-хозяйственного учета Госплана СССР)
1931-1941 — Central Administration of Economic Accounting of Gosplan (Russian: Центральное управление народнохозяйственного учета (ЦУНХУ) Госплана СССР)
1941-1948 — Central Statistical Administration of Gosplan (Russian: Центральное статистическое управление (ЦСУ) Госплана СССР)
1948-1987 — Central Statistical Administration of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (Russian: Центральное статистическое управление (ЦСУ) при Совете Министров СССР)