Solomon Islands - Overall level of statistical capacity (scale 0 - 100)

The value for Overall level of statistical capacity (scale 0 - 100) in Solomon Islands was 52.22 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 12 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 53.33 in 2014 and a minimum value of 30.00 in 2008.

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
2005 31.11
2006 31.11
2007 31.11
2008 30.00
2009 33.33
2010 40.00
2011 42.22
2012 42.22
2013 50.00
2014 53.33
2015 48.89
2016 48.89
2017 52.22

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

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Policy & institutions