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Statistic Sierra Leone Outlines Plans for 2009
By Bampia J. Bundu
Feb 4, 2009, 17:18
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Statistics Sierra Leone has outlined plans for the year 2009. This was done on Tuesday 3rd February 2009 at a press briefing held at Statistics Sierra Leone Headquarters at A.J Momoh Street in Freetown.

Outlining their plans for 2009, the Statistician General, Professor Lawrence Kamara, disclosed that during the year 2009, they intend to carry out in addition to the regular data collection and processing activities of the division, three major surveys.

He said the three major surveys include the Labour Force Survey with a child labour module, the Sierra Leone Integrated Household Budget Survey and the Survey on Unregistered Trade.

The Statistician General further revealed that they also intend to publish the revised Consumer Price Index (CPI) and expand the coverage of the CPI to include selected rural areas and concentrated on reducing price index.

He also revealed that his organization is poised to strengthen the relationship with the fourth estate, civil society organizations and other line ministries and also create a statistical data for all sectors in the country.

He encouraged members of the general public to work in collaboration with Statistics Sierra Leone in a bid to make its work successful.


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