Using Statistics to Keep Track of Our Changing Environment

November 20, 2021

“Data is the lifeblood of decision-making and the raw material for accountability. Without high-quality data providing the right information on the right things at the right time; designing, monitoring and evaluating effective policies becomes almost impossible… Read the latest article in our Statistics in Focus...

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What is the National Census

October 14, 2021

It’s Statistics Week here in the Caribbean. The theme for this year’s celebration is all about National Censuses…”Leave No One Behind… Everyone Counts” #EveryoneCounts. What is the National Census?… Why is the data from this survey vital to the planning of the country? Why is...

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The CARICOM Regional Census Coordinating Committee

October 2, 2021

Did you catch the latest “Statistics in Focus” column from the Central Statistical Office? The 25th article of the current series – The CARICOM Regional Census Coordinating Committee was featured in Thursday’s Business Guardian. Catch up on the latest and other articles at: Statistics in Focus.

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Digital Inclusion Survey

September 23, 2021

The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago in collaboration with the Central Statistical Office is conducting a nationwide survey which will take place from September 14th, 2021 to November 21st, 2021. This survey aims to measure the digital divide, that is, the gap that exist...

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Government explores work from home policy

July 25, 2021

Jensen La Vende Trinidad and Tobago Newsday   The Ministry of Planning is currently drafting a national policy to keep one of the add-ons of the pandemic on a permanent basis – working from home (WFH). Since mid-March last year, the private and public sector...

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TATT and the CSO Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in the rollout of the Authority’s Digital Inclusion Survey (DIS)

January 8, 2021

The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on December 17, 2020 with the Central Statistical Office (CSO) to provide technical assistance in the rollout of the Authority’s Digital Inclusion Survey (DIS). The Authority is also happy to announce...

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World Statistics Day, Tuesday October 20th, 2020

October 14, 2020

3RD OBSERVANCE OF WORLD STATISTICS DAY CENTRAL STATISTICAL OFFICE TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO   The Central Statistical Office (CSO), along with National Statistical Organisations all around the world, will observe World Statistics Day on Tuesday October 20th, 2020.  The General Assembly of the United Nations designated...

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October 12, 2020

MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL, CARIBBEAN COMMUNIY (CARICOM) AMBASSADOR IRWIN LAROCQUE ON THE OCCASION OF THE OBSERVANCE OF CARIBBEAN STATISTICS DAY 15 OCTOBER 2020 It is my pleasure as Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, to send greetings on the launch of the Twelfth Observance of Caribbean...

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Protected Areas – A necessary economic driver

July 31, 2020

An estimated $18.8M TT in revenue was generated from the sale of fruits and vegetables across six (6) protected areas in Trinidad and Tobago in one year, from October 2018 to September 2019..This is according to a socio-economic survey, which formed part of the Improving...

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CSO director: Good PR helps people open up for surveys

October 19, 2019

CENTRAL Statistical Office (CSO) director of statistics Sean O’Brien says a strong public relations (PR) background is crucial for citizens to be receptive to methods of data collection. The CSO collects, prepares and distributes data from various sectors including economics, agriculture, population, and national accounts,...

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