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Central Statistics Office

The Central Statistical Office strives to
• Protect confidentiality of responses;
• Minimize the burden on the people who provide the responses;
• Ensure accuracy, which requires proper concern for consistency across
geographical areas and across time, as well as statistical measures of errors in the
data;
• Ensure timeliness, which requires concern for issuing data as frequently as needed
to reflect important changes in what is being studied, as well as disseminating
data as soon as practicable after they are collected;
• Ensure relevance, which requires concern for improving data that help users meet
their current needs for decision-making and analysis, as well as anticipating future
data needs;