Issues to be addressed by the Committee on Statistics

The Committee on Statistics addresses the following issues:

  • Tracking key socio-economic and environmental trends in the ESCAP region, especially progress towards the Millennium Development Goals;
  • Identifying data requirements for economic, social and environmental analysis in accordance with internationally agreed standards and good practices;
  • Capacity-building for national statistical offices in the ESCAP region to produce, disseminate and analyse data in accordance with internationally agreed standards and good practices.

The Committee is serviced by the Statistics Division.