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Tools for statistical disclosure control

Working with the IHSN, PARIS21 (OECD), Statistics Austria and the Vienna University of Technology, the World Bank has contributed to the development of an open source software package for statistical disclosure control, called sdcMicro. This package is developed for use with the open source R statistical software: available from the Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN) at The package includes numerous algorithms for the assessment and reduction of disclosure risk in microdata..

To access the free Statistical Disclosure Control toolbox (SDCMicro), see our Software section.