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Manual of Statistical Definitions, Concepts and Terms

  • Last Updated 22 Jun, 2022
  • Service Type : Information Service
  • Service Mode : Online
  • Service Provider : Planning and Statistics Authority
  • Service Classification : G2C, G2B, G2G
  • Topic : Business and Finance, Housing, Religion and Community
Intended Audience
Visitor: Student, Tourist, Business Owner
Citizen: Parent, Business Owner, Employee
Resident: Parent, Employee

Service Description

The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) provides the public with this manual on PSA website. The manual provides information including general statistical concepts and definitions, main statistical measures, the general census of population and housing and others. 

Statistics is one of the main components of planning and supporting the decision-making process for all sectors of the State. Thus, the importance of this manual standardizing statistical and economic concepts and terms, which are used by regional and international organizations and entities and consultancy firms, lies in the fact that it is a general and comprehensive reference for definitions, terms, and concepts that benefits researchers, interested persons, academics and decision-makers. 

View the Manual Online

Additional Information

  • Official working hours of PSA: from Sunday-Thursday, from 07:00 AM until 02:00 PM.
  • For more details, please contact PSA on telephone number: (+974) 44958888, or fax number: (+974) 44839999.

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