Establishment

Collect statistical data through censuses, sample surveys, administrative records and registrations as well as process, evaluate, analyze, publish and thereby disseminate the results and also serve as the country’s information center; Prepare short, medium or long-term national statistical program for the collection, processing.

The major mandates and responsibilities of the CSA, among others, are: Collect statistical data through censuses, sample surveys, administrative records and registrations as well as process, evaluate, analyze, publish and thereby disseminate the results and also serve as the country’s information center; Prepare short, medium or long-term national statistical program for the collection, processing,

evaluation and analysis of data required for socio-economic development planning and upon approval execute the program and projects within the given budget;Undertake studies and researches with respect to statistical methods and encourage the utilization of the results;Provide appropriate capacity building basic short term training to personnel’s engaged in statistical activities,

for Federal Ministries, Regional States, NGO’s and Private Sector;Issue directives and programs and see its implementation to improve the national statistical system and to avoid duplication of statistical activities;Lay down the system for the collection, compilation, classification and flow of statistical data. Determine the type and particulars of statistical data to be collected as well as the productivity, and monitor the execution of the same.CSA has accomplished a lot in making available a relatively organized and reliable data in the country.

Specifically when we see the accomplishments of CSA over time, it shows a change of direction from use of administrative records to compile data in external trade, retail trade, and other modern sector activities as well as undertaking ad-hoc surveys and specific area censuses to broad based scientific sample survey and censuses. Particularly, the 1980’s and 1990’s signify an important period in the development of statistical work in Ethiopia . Under the umbrella of National Integrated Household Survey Program (NIHSP), a number of rural and urban household surveys were conducted producing essential information for economic and social management. During this period, three major censuses were also undertaken, namely the 1984 Population and Housing Census, the 1994 Population and Housing Census and the first ever Ethiopian Agricultural Sample Enumeration undertaken in 2002.Read more....

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Ato Biratu Yigezu

General Director

Central Statistical Agency of Ethiopia

Address:- Around Piassa, Back to Taitu Hotel, Adjacent to Ethio Ceramic Head Office

Telephone:-  011-1-11-8777

                        011-1-11-5131

  • Inflation rate for the month of November  2017 is  13.6
  • Total Population size as of July 1, 2017 94,352, 000
  • Total Male Population size as of July 2017 47,365, 000
  • Total Female Population size as of July 2017 46,987,000
  • Total Population size  urban as of July 1, 2017 19,164, 000
  • Total  Male Population size  urban as of July 1, 2017 9,535, 000
  • Total Female Population size  urban as of July 1, 2017 9,630, 000
  • Total Population size  rural as of July 1, 2017 75,188, 000
  • Total Male Population size rural as of July 1, 2017 37,830, 000
  • Total Female Population size rural as of July 1, 2017 37,357, 000
  • Urban Unemployment 2015 17.5%
  • Literacy rate 2009/10 (or recent) 36% of children under weight (too thin for-age) 2011 29.0%
  • GDP per Capital (in US) 2006/07 255.4
  • National Povertyhead count indices and inequality in 2010/2011 29.6%
  • Rural Povertyhead count indices and inequality in 2010/2011 30.4%
  • Urban Povertyhead count indices and inequality in 2010/2011 25.7%

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