In accordance with its 2015 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of the Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the training course on "Income and Consumption Statistics" at the National Institute of Statistics (INS) in Abidjan, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire on 28-30 April 2015. The course was conducted by Mr. Joseph Fouoking, Head of Department of Institutional Sector Accounts at the National Institute of Statistics of Cameroon, with the participation of relevant officials of the INS of Cote d'Ivoire.
As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009), income and consumption statistics cover household income and expenditures from household viewpoint (all types of income and expenditure), including topics like distribution of incomes, in-kind income, income transfers received and paid, income or expenditure-based measures of poverty, consumer protection, consumption patterns, consumer goods and durables, household wealth and debts. The subject area “Income and Consumption” is currently classified under the “Demographic and Social Statistics” domain.
The training course on “Income and Consumption Statistics” focused on the following topics:
Overview of the CSA (classification of statistical activities)
Statistics in the field of income and consumption
Design of statistical tables in the field
Uses of income and consumption statistics
Recommendations on the quality of income and household consumption statistics
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