Women and children in 9,000 households main target of CSO from August 1

July 31, 2022

The Honourable Pennelope Beckles, Minister of Planning and Development is announcing to the public that the Central Statistical Office (CSO) will be conducting one of the most wide-ranging surveys involving the condition of women and children in Trinidad and Tobago from August 1st to November 30,...

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T&T gets US$721,000 via UN Joint SDG Fund to strengthen data gathering

July 27, 2022

Trinidad and Tobago will benefit from a US$721,400 grant from the Joint SDG Fund of the United Nations which will be used to develop the country’s data and statistics related to its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speaking at the launch of the project at the Hyatt...

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Retail Prices for chicken and beef increase in June.

July 26, 2022

The Index for Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages increased from 130.4 in May 2022 to 132.0 in June 2022, reflecting an increase of 1.2%. Contributing significantly to this increase was the general upward movement in the prices of whole chickens – fresh; curry; whole chickens –...

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Preparations for the upcoming MICS

July 20, 2022

Beginning Wednesday 20th July, the Central Statistical Office (CSO) will start preparations for the upcoming , (MICS). The survey is scheduled to begin at the end of July and conclude in November 2022. As part of the preparations, field practice exercises and one pilot exercise...

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Retail prices of vegetables fall in May 2022

July 15, 2022

The Index of Retail Prices for May 2022 revealed decreases in the prices of carite – fresh; king fish – fresh; whole chicken – fresh; cucumber; ochroes; salmon – fresh; melongene; other edible oil (not soya bean oil); melon; and sweet potatoes. Learn more about...

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CSO making progress on updating statistics

February 1, 2022

Trinidad and Tobago Guardian Newspaper  |  Sun Jan 9th 2022 Progress is being made by the Central Statistical Office (CSO) to bring the dissemination of the Index of Retail Prices (RPI) back on the one-month time lag schedule, the Ministry of Planning and Development has...

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Progress being made on timely dissemination of Index of Retail Prices

February 1, 2022

Trinidad and Tobago Guardian Newspaper     Mon Jan 10th 2022   Minister of Planning and Development Camille Robinson-Regis has said that progress is being made by the Central Statistical Office (CSO) to bring the dissemination of the Index of Retail Prices (RPI) back on the...

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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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