CBS Organization

Central Bureau of Statistics compose of a number of General Directorate, namely:

General Directorate of  Social & Population Studies
General objectives

Collection, analysis and dissemination of demographic and social data at national and sub national levels to develop  the strategies and policies for social and economic development.

General Directorate of  Social & Population Studies consist of the following Directorates : -

  1. Directorate of Population and Housing Census.

  2. Directorate of household surveys.

The functions of the General Directorate

  1. Develop a plan of action to conduct censuses and surveys.

  2. Preparation  of frames for sampling.

  3. Preparation  of  questionnaires and the manuals which describe methodologies, definitions and concepts

  4. Analyzing of social and demographic data.

  5. Preparation  of  the reports on censuses and surveys and disseminate it .

  6. Updating  data to between censuses.

  7. Preparation  and dissemination of population projections.

General Directorate of  financial & economics surveys and censuses
General objectives

Collection, tabulation, analysis and dissemination of economic data.

General Directorate of  financial & economic consist of the following Directorates : -

The Directorate of  National Account.

The Directorate of Internal Trade &Price.

The Directorate of Foreign Trade.

The functions of the General Directorate

  1. Collect and prepare the National Account statistics, which consist of the: -
          * production sector Statistics.
          * service sector Statistics.

  2. Collects and analyzes statistics of consumer prices and wholesale prices , crops and

animals sold and slaughtered as well as the preparation of the index of consumer prices and inflation  rate and record simple wholesale prices.

      3. preparation of foreign trade statistics, which include exports, imports and re-exports by countries  and also the balance of trade, in addition to the preparation of records of the quantities and prices of exports and imports and terms of trade .

Directorate of  Research, Information and Dissemination
Statistical Training Center
Computer Center
Field Work Liaison & States Affairs Directorate

General Directorate for Financial and Administrative Affairs

Latest News

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    Visit of a delegation from the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics


    Chinese delegation has arrived for a visit to Central Bureau of Statistics, the delegation composed of four members

    Mr.  Xian Zude  who is  the Head Statistician of Chinese National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

     Mr.   Lei Pingjing who is

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    Census Data Dissemination Conference


    The first Natioal Conference for the dissemination of the fifth census data was held at the Friendship Hall, 18 to 21 July 2011

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    Launching of Sudan statistical System strategy


    Minister of the Ministry of the Council of Ministers has been Issued a decision to form the National Committee for data producers and data users on June 13, 2012
    After reviewing the recommendation of Mr. / Director General

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    Training on Website and statistical data managment at CBS


    A five day training on statistical data management and building of statistical website, from 18 - 24 Oct 2010, at CBS

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    The Director General of CBS and his team were received by His Excellency the Vice President


    Within the framework of the activities of the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics, the Director General of CBS Dr.Yasin Elhag Abdin and his team were received by His Excellency the Vice President of the Republic Dr. El Hajj

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