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					Compilation of Economic
Statistics at CSA, Ethiopia


                        Mageru Haile
                  Central Statistical Agency
                      www.csa.gov.et

                    Regional Workshop on Compilation of Basic
August 10, 2010                Economic Statistics              1
Outline
   Introduction
   Institutional Arrangement
   Types of surveys
   Challenges
   Conclusion


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Institutional Arrangement
   CSA is headed by a Director General
    and three Deputy Director Generals
   The Agency has 25 branch offices
   One of the Deputy Director Generals is
    responsible for Economic Statistics


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                  Compilation of Basic Economic
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Institutional Arrangement
(cont’d)
   The Economic Statistics Branch has
    three departments:

             Natural Resources and Agricultural Statistics
             Industry, Trade and Services Statistics and
             Household Budget and Price Statistics
   Furthermore within each department
    there are two to three expert teams
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                         Compilation of Basic Economic
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Types of surveys
   Agricultural Statistics
        Survey carried out on annual basis since
         1980 through Integrated Household Survey
         Program and includes:
             Crop forecasting
             Area and Production
             Farm management practices
             Land Utilization
             Livestock
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Statistics on Manufacturing
Industries
   Annual Survey on Large and Medium Scale
    Manufacturing Industries, Since 1976
   Quarterly Survey on the same since 2004
   Compilation of Producer Price Indices (PPI-
    M), on quarterly basis, since 2005
   Small Scale and Cottage/Handicraft Industries
    Survey, every five years

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                  Compilation of Basic Economic
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Trade and Services Statistics
   Distributive Trade and Services
             Carried out in 1997 and 2003


   External Merchandise Trade Statistics
             Data capturing is done at Customs using
              ASYCUDA
             CSA processes external trade data using
              Eurotrace since 1997

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                        Compilation of Basic Economic
August 10, 2010                   Statistics            7
       Transport, Communications and
       Finance Statistics


           They are based on data from
            administrative sources
    Household Budget and Price Statistics
   Household Income, Consumption and
    Expenditure Survey
          Conducted every five years the latest in 2004
   CPI since 1963
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Challenges
   Data Gap
             Construction
             Services
             Distributive Trade
   Lack of Business Register
   Shortage of Trained Manpower


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                         Compilation of Basic Economic
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Conclusion
   We need to bridge the data gap on the key sectors of
    the economy, e.g. construction, services..
   We need to train our staff in ways of writing an in-
    depth analytical report on the surveys carried out by
    the department, and we need to retain experienced
    staff through attractive remuneration as Uganda does
   A forum for a dialog between CSA and the
    manufacturing establishments needs to be
    established to minimize non-response
   Every effort needs to be exerted to create a robust
    business register system

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                    Compilation of Basic Economic
August 10, 2010               Statistics               10
                  Thank You !


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                   Compilation of Basic Economic
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