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The Central Statistical Office through the joint support of the African Development Bank (AfDB), PARIS21 and Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have commenced preparations for the second generation National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS). Read more...

2018 Zambia Demographic and Health Survey (ZDHS).

The Government of Republic of Zambia with support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Global Fund and ICF will undertake the Zambia Demographic and Health Survey (ZDHS) in 2018. The 2018 ZDHS will provide data for planning, monitoring and evaluation of national health programmes and implementation of national development frameworks. The ZDHS also provides indicators for assessing the country’s progress towards regional and global development frameworks such as the Agenda 2063 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 2018 ZDHS will be the sixth to be undertaken by the Government. The previous surveys were undertaken in 1992, 1996, 2001/02, 2007 and 2013/14. Read more in The Statistician Vol.7 - 2018

Government Committed to 2020 Census of Population and Housing Undertaking.

In keeping with the international standard of decennial census undertaking, Zambia will be conducting a Census of Population and Housing in 2020. The Zambian government committed to the undertaking of the Census by approving the Cabinet memorandum on conducting the Census in October 2017. Zambia has successfully conducted population and housing censuses since independence in 1969, 1980, 1990, 2000 and 2010 in line with UN Recommendations. Read more in The Statistician Vol.7 - 2018

Zambia's SDG's Status