KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS)— The Nationwide Technique for the Construction of Statistics (NSDS) for Jamaica, which is being ready via the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN), is anticipated to be able via mid-2019.
The Nationwide Technique will supply a extra coordinated method in generating and disseminating knowledge and is meant to facilitate higher harmonisation amongst companies that produce statistics, decreasing duplication, and enabling the nationwide statistical machine to higher reply to the greater call for for info.
“So, the plan is to create a coordinated framework with harmonised ideas, definitions, methodologies, requirements and classifications,” Director Basic at STATIN, Carol Coy, mentioned.
She mentioned the coordinated method will beef up manufacturing and dissemination of high quality knowledge in a well timed method, making data extra readily to be had.
The NSDS will include an in depth motion plan for the manufacturing and dissemination of statistics over a five- to 10-year duration, together with capability construction wishes and required institutional and infrastructure enhancements.
It’s going to give you the nation with a imaginative and prescient for the improvement of statistics in keeping with Imaginative and prescient 2030 Jamaica – the Nationwide Construction Plan.
STATIN is receiving technical the help of the Partnership in Statistics for Construction within the 21st Century (PARIS21) in getting ready the NSDS.
PARIS21 is an international partnership of nationwide, regional and global statistics professionals and policymakers searching for to beef up evidence-based decision-making in creating nations.
“One in all its (PARIS21) core programmes is to strengthen creating nations within the design, implementation and tracking of statistics, and this will likely permit creating nations like Jamaica to higher reply to the greater call for for knowledge,” Coy mentioned.
The director common knowledgeable that already, representatives from PARIS21 have partnered with STATIN to facilitate two workshops with ministries, departments and companies (MDAs) of Govt concerned within the manufacturing and dissemination of statistics.
The workshops, which additionally incorporated folks from academia, the personal sector and different main customers of statistics, had been geared toward discussing issues and considerations relating to preparation of the NSDS for Jamaica.
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