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Caribbean Statistics Day 2017

May 10, 2017
Caribbean Statistics Day 2017

Sunday, 15 October 2017, will mark the ninth observance of Caribbean Statistics Day in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Given that this year’s the 15 October falls on a Sunday, Caribbean Statistics Day will be observed on Friday, 13th October 2017. This year’s observance marks another significant...

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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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2011 Census Database now accessible online

February 20, 2017
2011 Census Online

The 2011 Population and Housing Census database can now be accessed and queried via the Central Statistical Office’s website www.cso.gov.tt. You can now rapidly produce various types of user defined tables, graphs and maps which are easily downloadable for inclusion in reports, presentations and for...

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Caricom Workshop on National Accounts Improvement in the Production and Dissemination of the System of National Accounts

February 15, 2017

A statistics workshop focusing on National Accounts is now underway in Trinidad and Tobago. The Workshop, which began on Monday 13th, concludes on Friday 17th June 2016. It is being conducted as part of the CARICOM Project – Improvement in the Production and Dissemination of the System of National...

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T&T Population Reaches 1.4 million

February 15, 2017
T&T Population Reaches 1.4 million

The total population of Trinidad and Tobago reached 1,353,895 persons in 2016 according to the Central Statistical Office’s Population, Social and Vital Statistics Division. This total consists of 679,288 males and 674,607 females and represents the CSO’s 2016 mid-year estimates. Based on these official statistics...

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CSO To Transition To National Statistical Office

June 23, 2016

Planning and Development Minister Camille Robinson-Regis pledged that she will do what it takes to ensure a smooth transition process as she met with the staff of the Central Statistical Office (CSO) at their 47 Frederick Street Office in Port of Spain. The CSO’s building...

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Revision of the Retail Price Index

June 21, 2016

REVISION OF THE RETAIL PRICE INDEX BASE YEAR JANUARY 2015 = 100 STAKEHOLDER LAUNCH, MAY 15 2015 RADDISON HOTEL, PORT OF SPAIN The Index of Retail Prices (RPI) is one of the monthly indices produced by the Economic Statistics Division of the Central Statistical Office...

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Project for the Regional Advancement of Statistics in the Caribbean (PRASC)

July 12, 2015

The Government of Canada is funding a new statistical capacity building initiative for the Caribbean region, the Project for the Regional Advancement of Statistics in the Caribbean (PRASC). This initiative of  CAD19.5M will aim to strengthen the statistical system of the Caribbean in order to...

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A look at the Index of Retail Prices Methodology of Trinidad and Tobago

May 25, 2015
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The Central Statistical Office launched the Revised Methodology of the Index of Retail Prices (RPI), on May 15th, 2015 at the Radisson Hotel. The Index of Retail Prices is a weighted average of the proportionate changes in the prices of a specified set or ‘basket’...

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