Organization of a seminar on statistical Household Surveys as the main data collection tool for social statistics (Tiraspol)

Sector: Social

Implemented by: UNDP Moldova with the expert support from the Istanbul Regional Hub 

Budget: 7,897 EUR

Duration: December 2016 – December 2017

Beneficiaries: 12 statisticians from the statistical service in Tiraspol, Bender and 5 rayon, 4 specialists from the de-facto authority of social protection from Tiraspol and 4  specialists from the de-facto central bank, 4 lectures from the Shevchenko University.

Short description: Familiarize participants with the concept and methodology of the Household Surveys, their advantages, as well as international best practices and experience on production of social statistics.

Results: The trainees improved their skills and got acquainted with the international concepts and definitions related to the statistical households’ surveys which are lacking on the left bank. The sessions were accompanied by practical activities and exercises related to the identification of social statistics’ needs, assessment of available data source, sampling design, planning of a survey and needed resources.