Population and Social Statistics

Population Statistics. With the ongoing round ofcensuses of population and housing, SIAP places a high priority on the related training needs. The training approach brings together producers and users to facilitate dialogue between the stakeholders on key issues on effective dissemination and use of census data. Focus areas include use of the 2010 round of population and housing census data for development planning and policy-making. thematic analyses, and the use of registers for producing population and social statistics. Upcoming priorities include dissemination of revised census recommendations, linking censuses of population and agriculture and applications of small-area estimation techniques.
Vital Statistics. A concerted programme for developing and improving accuracy and completeness of statistics generated by civil registration and vital statistics systems has been put in place under the guidance of the ESCAP Committee on Statistics. SIAP conducts training/workshops aiming to enhance knowledge and skills of vital statisticians and civil registration officials in producing, compiling and assessing the quality of vital statistics and improve their understanding of concepts, sources and methods of the statistics and indicators derived from vital statistics and their uses.

Labour Force Statistics. Working closely with the ILO, SIAP provides training on standards, classifications and recommendations on labour force concepts and definitions and analysis of data on labour issues such as informal employment, informal workers and labour migration.

Research-based Training on Statistical Data Analysis (Focused on Getting Census 2014 Data Edited, Tabulated and Analysed) Phase 2: Thematic Analysis of Population and Housing Census Data; with focus on education
[20 to 24 December 2015, Male', Maldives]

Regional Course on Statistics on Informality: Informal economy, work and employment
This regional course aims to promote and improve the collection of data and statistics on informal employment and employment in the informal sector as an integral part of national labour force statistics in Asia and the Pacific.
[6 - 10 July 2015, Chiba, Japan]

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Research-Based Training Course on Statistical Data Analysis: Getting Census 2014 Data Edited, Tabulated and Analysed
Phase 2: Guidelines and statistical methods for census thematic analysis (using census data from Maldives) [31 May - 4 June 2015, Male', Maldives]

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Research-Based Training Course on Statistical Data Analysis: Getting Census 2014 Data Edited, Tabulated and Analysed
The course aims to enhance technical and training capability of middle-level statisticians in the national statistical system (NSS) of Maldives on applying statistical methods for analysis of micro-data from population and housing census and other record-level data sources, such as those from administrative records.
Phase 1: Using Stata for manipulating data from population and housing censuses [26 April - 7 May 2015, Male, Maldives]

Phase 1: Basic statistical methods for analysing census data (Maldives): [ On-line, 17 - 24 May 2015]

Country Course on Planning and Management of Sample Surveys in Afghanistan

[23 – 27 March 2015, Chiba, Japan]

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National Training Workshop on Work, Labour Force Statistics, and Labour Force Survey Tools

[12-15 January 2015, Kathmandu, Nepal]

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