About Us

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide Government, the public and private sectors, regional and international organisation and other users with timely, accurate and reliable data.


To educate the public on the importance of Statistics and maintain a professional, competent, well equipped staff emphasizing modernization through training and utilisation of science and technology.


Objectives and Functions

  1. To collect, compile, analyse, abstract and publish statistics portraying various aspects of economic, social, demographic conditions of the people of the state.
  2. To compile and publish national income accounts and estimates of the State; and
  3. To carry out such censuses and surveys as required.

Services offered to the public

Data published on the following:

  1. Population
  2. Housing
  3. Births, deaths, morbidity
  4. Immigration and emigration
  5. Manpower and labour force
  6. Employment, unemployment and under employment
  7. Agriculture
  8. Livestock
  9. Forestry
  10. Fishing
  11. Mining and quarrying
  12. Manufacturing
  13. Construction
  14. Electricity, gas, water
  15. Internal and external trade
  16. Hotels and restaurants
  17. Tourism
  18. Transport and connected services
  19. Communications
  20. Banking, insurance and related services
  21. Public finance
  22. Health services
  23. Educational services and vocational training
  24. Recreational and Cultural Services
  25. Real estate
  26. Business and professional services
  27. Community and social services
  28. Personal and domestic services
  29. Wages and prices
  30. Family incomes and expenditures
  31. Savings and investments
  32. Profits, dividends and rents
  33. International balance of payments
  34. National income accounts
  35. Industrial relations and disputes
  36. Industrial injuries, occupational diseases and compensation
  37. Hours of work
  38. Social Security and insurance