The office has three main divisions:
Economic Statistics: This division focuses on providing robust economic indicators with the primary objectives of providing data for development planning, monitoring progress towards achieving the MDGs and Poverty Reduction, meeting the macroeconomic data requirements of multilateral agencies such as ECOWAS, IMF, World Bank, ILO, UNSD, etc.
Demographic Social and Regional Statistics: This division covers statistical data on population issues: education, health, gender and other social statistics. It provides timely and accurate data for policy planning and formulation for the country and it helps to design appropriate strategies to monitor the impact of some indicators on the labour force, poverty-reduction and economic growth within the country.
A Geographical Information System (GIS): This is a computer-based information system that captures, stores, manipulates, analyses and displays spatially referenced and associated tabular attributed data. Geographic Information System has taken advantage of rapid development in micro processing technology to address the special challenges of storing and analysing spatial data.
Data Processing: The division is primarily responsible for the processing of all censuses and surveys undertaken by Statistics Sierra Leone and also providing technical support in relation to information Technology and managing the Institution’s website. The division currently has three sections that are working in collaboration to achieving the goals of the division. The sections include:
a) Computer Programming and Data Management
b) Systems Management and Networking
c) Data Archiving and Dissemination and Library ... [according to site editor's information]
On the website you can find a country profile of Zambia as well as statistical information on:
- Labour and Employment
- Trade and
* Consumer Price Index (CPI)
* Economic Census
* Monthly Bulletin
* Zambia Demographic Health Survey
* Zambia DHS EdData Survey
* Zambia Sexual Behavior Survey
* Zambia National Summary Data Page ... [according to site editor's information]
The site of INEC informs about the activities of the institute and gives access to some statistical data. The poverty reduction strategy document (Documento de Estratégia Nacional de Redução da Pobreza, DENARP) is downloadable. [editors ilissAfrica]
Le site de l'ANSD donne accès à une multitude de ressources et documentations statistiques. Un certain nombre de documents concernant la Stratégie de Réduction de la Pauvreté (SRP) sont aussi téléchargeables. [rédaction ilissAfrica]