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.

15 - 19 October 2018 | Chiba, Japan
Regional Course on SDG Indicators: Measuring decent work in the context of the SDGs
This regional course aims to better equip national and international stakeholders in the new SDGs statistical monitoring system. It is designed to enhance institutional capacity to identify, collect, analyse and disseminate labour market information and other indicators related to decent work. It emphasises the 19th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS) resolution on statistics of work, employment and labour underutilization as an important pillar of the new SDG indicator framework, not only for targets in Goal 8 but also in other Goals related to the decent work agenda more...
15 - 19 October 2018 | Chiba, Japan
Regional Training Course on Education-Related SDG indicators
The course is aimed at strengthening the technical capacity of entities of national statistical systems to produce a set of education-related statistics, including indicators, to formulate, implement and evaluate esucation policy and track progress towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4). more...
14 - 15 November 2017 | Bangkok, Thailand
Workshop on Informal Sector Statistics
16 - 20 October 2017 | Chiba, Japan
Regional Course on Informality: Definitions, Measurement, SDGs and Other Policy Indicators
The causes and consequences of informal employment and employment in informal sector and their impact on achieving sustainable development continues to gain attention in national development agendas. This regional training course brings together statisticians and labour analysts from Asia-Pacific national statistical systems to discuss technical aspects and share experiences in the production and use of statistics on informality. Participants will also discuss compilation of SDG indicators. More details....

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]


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]


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

[12-15 January 2015, Kathmandu, Nepal]

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