In May 1990, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa adopted the 18th of November as African Statistics Day. It is celebrated every year to increase public awareness on the importance of statistics in Africa. It also provides an opportunity to advocate for major statistical......

             Adolescence is the period between childhood and adulthood, marked by rapid physical growth. It is important for the adolescents to be equipped with the necessary life skills needed to navigate through life. Information on the adolescent population and where......

Overview on Foreign Trade Statistics DNS The foreign trade statistics covers exports and imports registered at the custom’s stations in Port in Mogadishu. As International standard the imports are must valued on C.I.F. basis, which represent the value of goods, insurance and freight at port......

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The collapse of the Somali state in 1991 led to the breakdown of all formal learning systems in the country and destruction of education facilities. To date, the country does not have a uniform education system as the education sector is supported by......

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Data on economic activities is crucial for the measurement of the role of the population of a country in economic and social development. It provides estimates on the relationship between employment, unemployment and other social and economic characteristics of the population for purposes......

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report presents findings on the housing structures, sources of energy for lighting and cooking and ownership of assets/equipment by the Somalis from the Somali Population Estimation Survey (PESS) 2014. Analysis is disaggregated by sex, education of the household head, wealth quintile and......

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The pattern of internal, international migration and nomadic movement by Somali households has been severely affected by droughts, insecurity and the civil war. It may also be affected by availability of socio-economic opportunities. The findings show that in the year preceding the survey,......

  The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) in collaboration with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) organized the Workshop on Development Finance Statistics on 12-13 July 2017 in Ankara, Republic of Turkey. The Workshop was attended by......

  Somali government needs accurate and reliable data for use in development of policy and planning that promote its ability and capacity to deliver universal access to health, education and other essential services.  The Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) renamed Somali Health and Demographic Survey......