A brief overview of methods for synthetic data for official statistics
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The access of quality data is valuable, and there is an increased attention to sharing data within the public sector and to other actors. Synthesising the data can be a way that satisfies both the requirements of preserving information value and privacy, which is necessary to enable efficient and safe data sharing. We give a summary of important references, relevant for Statistics Norway and other national statistics institutes, for generating synthetic data for (essentially) statistical purposes.