Functions of CBS

  1. The Bureau shall be the basic final resort of the State, in the field of statistics, and shall assume conducting statistics, preparing statistical researches, relating to economic and social activities, and promoting statistical systems , as the economic and social development plans and programs may require. Without prejudice, to the generality of the foregoing, the Bureau shall have the following functions and powers, to :-

  2. prepare the statistical researches, relating to population statistics, and economic activities, in co-operation with the competent bodies;

  3. encourage the statistical studies, relating to economic and social activities, as the development plan may require;

  4. disseminate statistical awareness, by any means, as they may deem fit;

  5. establish a national system of statistical information, and promote the systems and styles of statistical information technology, in accordance with the modern scientific standards;

  6. collect, organize, unify, prepare, analyze and summarize the results of statistical information;

  7. establish a central archive, to authenticate statistical publications;

  8. bind the various State organs to deposit whatever they issue of statistical publications, and what they collect of statistical information, with the Bureau;

  9. organize statistical work, between the various organs and associations, and specify the way of co-operation, between them, for the purpose of providing the statistical information item in the internal and external uses;

  10. train and qualify employees of the Bureau, and contribute to train employees of the statistical organs, in the states, State organs, ministries and Government units;

  11. co-ordinate the statistical work, between the states, State organs, ministries and Government units;

  12. unify the methods, standards and terminology of statistical work.


  1. Saving statistical business, relating to specialized work, employees and financial and economic matters, for the purposes of specialized work, no person shall conduct statistics, before the written approval of the Bureau.


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    Mr.  Xian Zude  who is  the Head Statistician of Chinese National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

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    Census Data Dissemination Conference


    The first Natioal Conference for the dissemination of the fifth census data was held at the Friendship Hall, 18 to 21 July 2011

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    Launching of Sudan statistical System strategy


    Minister of the Ministry of the Council of Ministers has been Issued a decision to form the National Committee for data producers and data users on June 13, 2012
    After reviewing the recommendation of Mr. / Director General

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    Training on Website and statistical data managment at CBS


    A five day training on statistical data management and building of statistical website, from 18 - 24 Oct 2010, at CBS

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    The Director General of CBS and his team were received by His Excellency the Vice President


    Within the framework of the activities of the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics, the Director General of CBS Dr.Yasin Elhag Abdin and his team were received by His Excellency the Vice President of the Republic Dr. El Hajj

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