Background

The Office of Chief Government Statistician Zanzibar (OCGS) was established under the Statistics Act no 9 of 1999 and its review in 2007 with the responsibility of development and management of official statistics and is the authoritative source and custodian of official statistics in Zanzibar

MISSION

The vision of the Office of Chief Government Statistician is to become a “centre of excellence” for statistical production and for promoting a culture of evidence-based policy and decision-making.

VISION

The mission of the Office of Chief Government Statistician is to coordinate production of official statistics, provide high quality statistical data and information and promote their use in planning, decision-making, administration, governance, monitoring and evaluation.

Publications

2006 Integrated Labour Force Survey

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Household Budget Survey 2009/10

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Census of Industrial Production 2012 Report

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