National Bureau of Statistics (Tanzania)

The National Bureau of Statistics is a branch of the Government of Tanzania which has the mandate to provide official statistics to the Government of Tanzania, business community and the public at large. It is based in Dodoma and obtains a wide range of economic, social and demographic statistics about the country. The bureau compiled data on every village in Tanzania during the 2002 Tanzanian census in August 2002.

National Bureau of Statistics
Ofisi ya Taifa ya Takwimu (Swahili)
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Government Agency overview
Formed26 March 1999
Preceding Government Agency
  • Bureau of Statistics
JurisdictionTanzania mainland1
HeadquartersP.O. Box 2683, Dodoma
MottoStatistics for development
Minister responsible
  • Ministry of Finance and Planning
Government Agency executive
  • Dr. Albina A. Chuwa, Statistician General
Key document
  • Statistics Act No 9, 2015
1 Applies to Zanzibar in the case of census and some of surveys

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