Report on statstical activities : Liberia
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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Under the pre- and post war Statistical Acts of Liberia, the Department of Statistics is charged with the responsibility for the production and dissemination of socioeconomic statistics in Liberia. In this light, the Department of Statistics (the so-called National Statistical Office) collects, compiles and disseminates statistics on National Accounts; Consumer Prices; production, foreign trade, labor market, education, health, crime, vehicle registrations, cinemas, transports (including land, air and sea), petroleum products, business establishment, population and population related statistics, etc. In addition, the Department conducts censuses and surveys in order to collect, compile and disseminate comprehensive socioeconomic data. It is also mandated to coordinate the activities of other statistical institutions operating in the country and to provide statistical concepts, definitions and training guidelines.