Burundi - Overall level of statistical capacity (scale 0 - 100)

The value for Overall level of statistical capacity (scale 0 - 100) in Burundi was 56.67 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 63.33 in 2017 and a minimum value of 43.33 in 2004.

Definition: The Statistical Capacity Indicator is a composite score assessing the capacity of a country’s statistical system. It is based on a diagnostic framework assessing the following areas: methodology; data sources; and periodicity and timeliness. Countries are scored against 25 criteria in these areas, using publicly available information and/or country input. The overall Statistical Capacity score is then calculated as a simple average of all three area scores on a scale of 0-100.

Source: World Bank, Bulletin Board on Statistical Capacity (http://bbsc.worldbank.org).

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Year Value
2004 43.33
2005 45.56
2006 44.44
2007 48.89
2008 48.89
2009 61.11
2010 54.44
2011 54.44
2012 52.22
2013 57.78
2014 54.44
2015 55.56
2016 62.22
2017 63.33
2018 56.67

Development Relevance: Statistical Capacity is a nation’s ability to collect, analyze, and disseminate high-quality data about its population and economy. Quality statistics are essential for all stages of evidence-based decision-making, including: Monitoring social and economic indicators, Allocating political representation and government resources, Guiding private sector investment, as well as Informing the international donor community for program design and policy formulation.

Statistical Concept and Methodology: The Statistical Capacity Indicator score is calculated as the average of the scores of the 3 dimensions, i.e. Availability, Collection, Practice.

Aggregation method: Unweighted average

Periodicity: Annual


Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Policy & institutions