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ISSN: 1645-6726
e-ISSN: 2183-0371


Articles must be written in English and will be submitted according to the following guidelines:

-  The corresponding author sends the manuscript in PDF format to the Executive Editor (, with the Subject "New Submission to REVSTAT"; a MS#REVSTAT reference will be assigned later.

-  Optionally, in a mail cover letter, authors are welcome to suggest one of the Editors or Associate Editors, whose opinion may be considered suitable to be taken into account.

-  The submitted manuscript should be original and not have been previously published nor about to be published elsewhere in any form or language, avoiding concerns about self-plagiarism'.

-  Content published in this journal is peer-reviewed (Single Blind).

-  All research articles will be refereed by at least two researchers, including one from the Editorial Board unless the submitted manuscript is judged unsuitable for REVSTAT or does not contain substantial methodological novelty, in which case is desk rejected.

-  Manuscripts should be typed only in black, in double-spacing, with a left margin of at least 3 cm, with numbered lines, and with less than 25 pages. Figures (minimum of 300dpi) will be reproduced online in colours, if produced this way; however, authors should take into account that the printed version is always in black and grey tones.

-  The first page should include the name, ORCID iD (optional), Institution, country, and mail-address of the author(s) and a summary of fewer than one hundred words, followed by a maximum of six keywords and the AMS 2000 subject classification.Title should be with no more than 120 characters (with spaces).

-  Authors are encouraged to submit articles using LaTeX, in the REVSTAT style, which is available at the LaTeX2e MACROS) webpage.

-  References about the format and other useful information on the submission are available in the LaTeX2e Templates page.

-  Acknowledgments of people, grants or funds should be placed in a short section before the References title page. Note that religious beliefs, ethnic background, citizenship and political orientations of the author(s) are not allowed in the text.

-  Supplementary files (in REVSTAT style) may be published online along with an article, containing data, programming code, extra figures, or extra proofs, etc; however, REVSTAT is not responsible for any supporting information supplied by the author(s).

-  Any contact with REVSTAT must always contain the assigned REVSTAT reference number.


Authors of accepted papers are requested to provide the LaTex files to the Secretary of the REVSTAT The authors should also mention if figure files were included, and submit electronic figures separately in .gif, .jpg, .png or .pdf format. Figures must be a minimum of 300dpi.


Upon acceptance of an article, the author(s) will be asked to transfer copyright of the article to the publisher, Statistics Portugal, in order to ensure the widest possible dissemination of information, namely through Statistics Portugal Website.

After assigning copyright, authors may use their own material in other publications provided that REVSTAT is acknowledged as the original place of publication. The Executive Editor of the Journal must be notified in writing in advance.

Authors of articles published in REVSTAT will be entitled to one free copy of the respective issue of the Journal. Additional reprints may be ordered at expenses of the author(s), and prior to publication.



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