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About the Business

 

About the business:

 

  • GASTAT transformation map to activate and develop the statistical sector
  • Increasing use of data by providing new statistical products for more clients
  • Rationalization of governmental expenditure on statistical works by providing governmental entities with statistical support
  • Adopting partnership approach by supporting the national private sector and activating its contribution in national production

About the Academy of Statistics

In order to achieve Saudi Vision 2030, and based on the role of the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) in developing the statistical sector in Saudi Arabia, and according to Article 6 of GASTAT organization issued by virtue of cabinet resolution no. (11) dated 13/1/1437H, “  GASTAT provides statistical services, carries out surveys, conducts statistical research and studies, and provides private establishments with data from its databases in a commercial way that is subject to fees and charges”, an academy of statistics has been established. Based on Article 15 of GASTAT regulations “the academy contributes in developing GASTAT financial resources through “providing commercial statistical products and services, and in accordance with the regulations of GASTAT approved by its board of directors in 2/9/1439H, the academy aims to organize the statistical products and services provided by GASTAT through the academy for a specific amount of money, which supports national development. The Academy specifies the types of provided statistical products and services, the categories of clients, and the paid amounts by:

 

  • Developing products that support decision making in both public and private sectors.
  • Increasing the quality of statistical sector’ products.
  • Proper use of GASTAT available data.
  • Building national capacities and nationalizing the sector. 

 

Why the academy?

GASTAT transformation map to activate and develop the statistical sector.

Increasing use of data by providing new statistical products for more clients.

Rationalization of governmental expenditure on statistical works by providing governmental entities with statistical support.

Adopting partnership approach by supporting the national private sector and activating its contribution in national production.

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