Objectives of the Law This Law repeals the Somalia Statistical Law no: 35 published on 18th June 1970 to harmonize it with the Somali Federal System and promote the overall efficiency of various Sectors of Statistics in the Federal Republic of Somalia (FRS). This Law establishes the...

This report provides an overview of the size of Somalia’s economy and its growth in recent years. This is the official GDP for the years 2012-2018. The methodology and data sources used to estimate GDP were harmonized with the IMF and World bank. Therefore, this...

  The Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) outbreak was the first cases identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The Ministry of Health of the Federal Government of Somalia confirmed the first case of the COVID-19 pandemic on 16 March 2020 in Mogadishu. Since the declaration of the...

  The Somalia Facts and Figures provides important economic and social trends in the country, as well as development indicators for the Federal Republic of Somalia for the year 2020. The booklet serves as a guide to understanding Somalia’s Socio-Economic trends identified through reliable statistical data...

The Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) outbreak was the first cases identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The Ministry of Health of the Federal Government of Somalia confirmed the first case of the COVID-19 pandemic on 16 March 2020 in Mogadishu. Since the declaration of the...

The Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) outbreak was the first cases identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The Ministry of Health of the Federal Government of Somalia confirmed the first case of the COVID-19 pandemic on 16 March 2020 in Mogadishu. Since the declaration of the...

The Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) outbreak was the first cases identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The Ministry of Health of the Federal Government of Somalia confirmed the first case of the COVID-19 pandemic on 16 March 2020 in Mogadishu. Since the declaration of the...

    The Somali Health and Demographic Survey (SHDS) 2020 offers policymakers, stakeholders and Somali communities current and crucial information on the health and lives of people living across the country, in urban, rural and nomadic households. Around 350 Somalis, most of whom were women with health backgrounds,...

  Labor Management Procedures (LMP) Labor Management Procedures. Under the World Bank Environmental and Social Standard 2 (ESS2: Labor and Working Conditions), the Borrower is required to develop labor-management procedures (LMP). The purpose of the LMP is to identify the main labor requirements and risks associated...

A combined team of the Somalia Directorate of National Statistics and the Central Bank of Somalia recently visited the Secretariat to learn more about the COMESA Statistics Strategy and give an update on the Somalia Statistical System. The engagement of these key stakeholders of the Somalia statistical system by COMESA Secretariat is an important component of the process of Somalia’s integration into the COMESA community. The team had an opportunity to meet the COMESA Secretary General, Ms.Chileshe Kapwepwe, who reiterated COMESA’s commitment to developing statistics that are essential to monitoring the COMESA market. Besides the consultations with the COMESA Statistics Department, the team were also briefed on COMESA programs by the Divisions of Trade, Customs and Monetary Affairs, Legal and Institutional Affairs. COMESA Secretariat will assist Somalia build its national capacity to respond to regional statistical demands. As a new Member state, the COMESA Treaty provisions expect Somalia to cooperate in the provision of statistics that are aggregated to provide a comprehensive regional picture....