SESRIC


Training Course on 'Information Society Statistics' in Kazakhstan
 
Date : 28-30 November 2016 Venue : Astana Kazakhstan

In accordance with its 2016 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the Training Course on 'Information Society Statistics' at the Committee on Statistics of the Ministry of National Economics of the Republic of Kazakhstan on 28-30 November 2016.

The Training Course was conducted by Mr. Elchin HAJI, Head of Social Statistics Department of the State Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Republic of Azerbaijan, with the participation of relevant of officials Committee on Statistics of the Ministry of National Economics of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009; http://goo.gl/olg3Tz); Information society covers statistics allowing to assess the use and impact of information and communication technologies on society, includes access and use of ICTs including Internet), ICT expenditure and investment, ICT infrastructure, telecommunication networks, electronic communications, e-government, electronic commerce, e-learning, broadband penetration, ICT services, communication tariffs, network infrastructure, revenues, expenses and investment of operators, internet indicators and trade in telecommunications equipment.

The Training Course on 'Information Society Statistics' included discussion activities with a focus on the following topics:

  • Introduction of ICT statistics in the Committee on Statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • General information on ICT statistics
  • Standards used in ICT statistics
  • The structure of the indicators of ICT usage by enterprises
  • The main indicators related to the ICT manufacturing sector
  • The main indicators related to international trade in ICT goods
  • The structure of the indicators of access to and use of ICTs at the level of households and individuals
  • The household survey on the subject of access to and use of ICTs
  • Statistical observation on the use of ICT by enterprises
  • Questionnaire for institutions of higher and secondary special education
  • The methodology for calculating the ICT Development Index
  • ICT Statistical Data Quality
  • Dissemination of information on ICT statistics

Sign up for an account at OIC-StatCom Forum (http://forum.sesric.org/) to join the group discussion on the Training Course on 'Information Society Statistics' in the Republic of Kazakhstan available at: http://forum.sesric.org/?p=30225