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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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Statistics in Focus: Trinidad and Tobago’s National Population and Housing Census

July 29, 2020

Sunday 26th July, 2020. Source: Sunday Business Guardian Author: Central Statistical Office A national population and housing census is the complete count of the population and living quarters in any given area, territory or country. The census is conducted on a decennial basis – every...

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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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CSO TO ASSIST THA IN DATA COLLECTION STRATEGY

October 19, 2019

The Central Statistical Office will aid the Tobago House of Assembly in developing its own culture of statistics as a means of improving the Assembly’s data collection. The remark was made by the Director of the CSO, Sean O’Brien, as the CSO welcomed members of...

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Caribbean Statistics Day observed in Tobago

October 16, 2019

The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) must develop a culture of statistics, as it’s the only way the Assembly can improve its data collection and subsequently, the lives of Tobagonians. This was stressed at the National Statistics Seminar held at the Tobago Hospitality and Tourism...

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SOCIO-ECONOMIC SURVEY OF SELECTED PROTECTED AREAS IN TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (2019)

October 16, 2019

OBJECTIVES OF THE SURVEY To generate information necessary to assess the economic contribution of forest and wild products to household livelihoods and economic welfare.   SAMPLE DESIGN AND SELECTION The survey targets six (6) Protected Areas in Trinidad and Tobago and will cover urban, sub-urban...

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National Statistics Seminar

October 11, 2019

The Tobago House of Assembly, through the Office of the Chief Secretary and its Planning Department in partnership with the Ministry of Planning and Development through its Central Statistical Office (CSO), will be hosting Caribbean Statistics Day (CSD) at the Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute, Conference...

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Caribbean Statistics Day 2019

October 10, 2019

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, will mark the Eleventh observance of Caribbean Statistics Day in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The theme for this year is the same as in the previous year, that is, “Building the Resilience of the Caribbean Community”. It is the same because of its...

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Permanent Secretary Mrs Joanne Deoraj Addresses Caricom Workshop

April 24, 2017

In their quest to bring about a single economic market encompassing all Caricom nations, leaders have pushed the matter of how we gauge the true status of our economies onto their highest agenda. A workshop for regional stakeholders on national data gathering and accounting was...

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Old CSO Building To Be Torn Down

April 24, 2017

The old Central Statistical Office at 80 Independence Square, Port-of-Spain is to be torn down possibly this week and the Ministry of Planning and Development has assured the public that measures are being put in place on site to secure equipment and documents still stored...

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