Statistics

14-nov-2019

Eswatini - Statistical Capacity Building (SCB II) in Regional Member Countries for MDG Monitoring & Results Measurement - Project Completion Report (PCR)

The program development objective was to assist the country to improve the National Statistical System (NSS) in order to provide high quality, reliable and timely data. This would contribute to more effective economic management, better MDGs/SDGs and poverty monitoring, informed evidence-based policy making as well as to contributing to improvements in the design of future Bank programs and projects. The program activities would enhance Statistical Capacity Building through institutional capacity strengthening and training of staff of the NSS, focussing on improvement of data collection,...
13-nov-2019

Estimating Investment Needs for the Power Sector in Africa 2016-2025

How much investment is needed to realize the African Development Bank´s (AfDB) New Deal on Energy for Africa (the New Deal)? This is the overriding question that is thoroughly analyzed from the bottom-up for 54 countries in Africa, covering generation, inter-connectors, transmission and distribution (T&D), mini-grids and off-grid access options. Underlying the analysis is an unprecedented collection of data, high-resolution regional power investment optimization and a tailor-made access expansion model for the continent. The answer to this question is an average annual investment of 29-39...
16-oct-2019

Somaliland - Monthly Consumer Price Index - September 2019

The Annual Headline Inflation for the year ending of September 2019 constant 4.0 percent compared to the 4.0 percent recorded for the year ended August 2019. The Annual Food Crops Inflation increase 10.6 percent for the year ending September 2019 compared to 8.6 percent recorded for the year ended August 2019.The drivers of changes were Tangerines an increase to 2.7 percent for the year ending September 2019 compared to 1.7 percent registered for the year ending August 2019.
16-oct-2019

Somalia - Consumer Price Index - September 2019

The All Groups CPI was 116.07 in the month of September 2019, compared with 115.41 in the month of August 2019. The monthly change, September 2019 compared to August 2019, was an increase of 0.57 percent. This is compared to a monthly decrease of -0.81 percent in the previous month of August 2019. There were no significant monthly price increases during the month of September. Over the twelve months to the month of September 2019 (inflation rate), the All Groups CPI decreased 5.17 percent, compared with 5.80 percent over the twelve months to the month of August 2019.
14-oct-2019

SADC Harmonised Consumer Price Indices (HCPI) - August 2019

This is the ninety-sixth issue in series since the launch of news releases on SADC HCPI initiative. It provides updates up to August 2019 on HCPI for SADC Member States.
14-oct-2019

HCPI – COMESA Monthly News Release - August 2019

The year on year, inflation rate (annual percentage change) in the COMESA region as measured by the Harmonized Consumer Price Index (HCPI-COMESA) stood at 22.8% for the month of August 2019, up from 21.8% registered in July 2019. A year earlier, the rate was 22.3%. The month on month inflation rate in the COMESA region as measured by HCPI-COMESA stood at 2. 0% for the month of August 2019, down from 3.9% registered in July 2019. It was 1.1% in August 2018
24-sep-2019

Somalia - Consumer Price Index - August 2019

The All Groups CPI was 115.41 in the month of August 2019, compared with 116.36 in the month of July 2019. The monthly change, August 2019 compared to July 2019, was a decrease of -0.81 percent. This is compared to a monthly decrease of -0.55 percent in the previous month of July 2019. The most significant monthly price increases were Tobacco & Narcotics and Transport (+4.24%) and (+2.76) respectively. For transport, it was mainly due to increases in prices for air tickets during Hajj season. Most of the upwards contribution came from prices of Passenger transport by air. (+12.56%) (Chart...
24-sep-2019

Somaliland - Monthly Consumer Price Index - August 2019

The Annual Food Crops Inflation decrease 8.6 percent for the year ending August 2019 compared to 9.2 percent in August 2018. The drivers of changes were Manderine a decrease to 7.8 percent for the year ending August 2019 compared to 10.6 percent registered similar month previous year. Apples inflation registered a decrease minus 10.1 percent for the year ending August 2019 compared to the 7.3 percent recorded to the corresponded similar month previous year .Similarly, Guavas inflation a decrease (20.5) percent for the ending year ending August 2019 compared (15.4) percent to corresponding...
24-sep-2019

African Statistical Journal Vol.21

We welcome our readers to Volume 21 of the African Statistical Journal (ASJ). The Journal’s mission remains unchanged since inception: to serve as a forum and common platform, to share ideas on statistical development in Africa, and to stimulate discussion and dialogue on key emerging issues. The ASJ attempts to reach out not only to practicing statisticians and economists among others in Africa, but also to those beyond the continent who are keen to make incremental value addition to evolving developmental issues affecting the African citizenry. Nous invitons nos lecteurs à découvrir le...
10-sep-2019

SADC Harmonised Consumer Price Indices (HCPI) - July 2019

This is the ninety-fifth issue in series since the launch of news releases on SADC HCPI initiative. It provides updates up to July 2019 on HCPI for SADC Member States.
10-sep-2019

HCPI – COMESA Monthly News Release - July 2019

The year on year, inflation rate (annual percentage change) in the COMESA region as measured by the Harmonized Consumer Price Index (HCPI-COMESA) stood at 21.8% for the month of July 2019, up from 20.5% registered in June 2019. A year earlier, the rate was 22.5%. The month on month inflation rate in the COMESA region as measured by HCPI-COMESA stood at 3. 9% for the month of July 2019, up from 2.3% registered in June 2019. It was 2.9% in July 2018.
27-aoû-2019

SADC Harmonised Consumer Price Indices (HCPI) - June 2019

This is the ninety-fourth issue in series since the launch of news releases on SADC HCPI initiative. It provides updates up to June 2019 on HCPI for SADC Member States.
27-aoû-2019

HCPI – COMESA Monthly News Release - June 2019

The year on year, inflation rate (annual percentage change) in the COMESA region as measured by the Harmonized Consumer Price Index (HCPI-COMESA) stood at 20.5% for the month of June 2019, down from 21.1% registered in May 2019. A year earlier, the rate was 22.3%. The month on month inflation rate in the COMESA region as measured by HCPI-COMESA stood at 2. 3% for the month of June 2019, down from 2.4% registered in May 2019. It was 2.8% in June 2018.
18-juil-2019

Harmonized Consumer Price Index (HCPI) COMESA - May 2019

The year on year, inflation rate (annual percentage change) in the COMESA region as measured by the Harmonized Consumer Price Index (HCPI-COMESA) stood at 21.1% for the month of May 2019, up from 20.2% registered in April 2019. A year earlier, the rate was 19. 8%. The month on month inflation rate in the COMESA region as measured by HCPI-COMESA stood at 2. 4% for the month of May 2019, up from 1.8% registered in April 2019. It was 1.6% in May 2018.
04-juil-2019

Somalia - Consumer Price Index - February 2019

The All Groups CPI was 110.75 in the month of February 2019, compared with 109.62 in the month of January 2019. The monthly change, February 2019 compared to January 2019, was an increase of 1.03 percent (1.03 index points). This is compared to a monthly decrease of -1.39 percent in the previous month of January 2019. The most significant monthly price increases were Health group (+15.33percent). This was mainly due to increases in medical services of the out-patient services consultation.
04-juil-2019

HCPI – COMESA Monthly News Release - April 2019

COMESA region annual inflation rate stood at 20.2% in April 2019. The year on year, inflation rate (annual percentage change) in the COMESA region as measured by the Harmonized Consumer Price Index (HCPI-COMESA) stood at 20.2% for the month of April 2019, marginally up from 20.7% registered in March 2019. A year earlier, the rate was 19. 6%. The month on month inflation rate in the COMESA region as measured by HCPI-COMESA stood at 1. 8% for the month of April 2019, up from 1.4% registered in March 2019. It was 2.2% in March 2018.
04-juil-2019

SADC Harmonised Consumer Price Indices (HCPI) - April 2019

The SADC Region registered annual inflation rate of 7.9% in April 2019 compared to April 2018 as measured by the HCPI. Month on Month inflation rate registered an increase of 0.6% in April 2019 compared to March 2019.
04-juil-2019

Somaliland - Monthly Consumer Price Index - February 2019

This publication provides monthly Consumer Price Indices of Somaliland composite which is based on two main market baskets of Hargeisa urban households and Hargeisa was further sampled into 124 outlets. However, the current Consumer Price Index was constructed the results of the 2012 Somaliland Household budget survey (SHS). During the exercise, markets were incorporated into the Index. Only the household final consumption expenditure data for the Hargeisa domain were analyzed and used to compute the Somaliland CPI weights. The CPI is now classified as an international standard, referring to...