Macroeconomic Statistics Directorate

The Directorate has the following functions:-

(i) collect, analyze and disseminate macroeconomic statistics;
(ii) maintain up to date macroeconomic statistics databases;
(iii) coordinate and supervise of all statistical production activities related to the macroeconomic statistics;
(iv) provide technical advice on methodologies related to macroeconomic statistics to other directorates in accordance with international standards;
(v) generate indicators for monitoring economic performance;
(vi) provide technical advice that relates to macroeconomic statistics on collection and compilation quality of data to Ministries Department and Agencies (MDAs);
(vii) monitor the quality of data from Ministries Department and Agencies (MDAs) that relates to macroeconomic statistics;
(viii) provide statistical data to international and regional agencies that Kenya is party to;
(ix) strategic planning and effective production and management of macroeconomic statistics;
(x) support regional integration processes such in EAC, COMESA, UN;
(xi) participate in international forums on development requisite methodologies for compilation macroeconomic statistics;
(xii) establish and maintain appropriate data quality assessment frameworks for macroeconomic statistics;
(xiii) undertake macroeconomic statistics data entry, processing, analysis and dissemination;
(xiv) maintain and update macroeconomic statistics database(s);
(xv) develop and maintain appropriate macroeconomic statistics data compilation systems;
(xvi) generate development related indicators data;
(xvii) prepare relevant Chapters in the annual economic survey and statistical abstract; and
(xviii) undertake data entry, processing, analysis and dissemination.

The Directorate is organized into four (4) divisions, namely:-

(i) National Accounts Statistics;
(ii) External Sector Statistics;
(iii) Fiscal and Financial Statistics; and
(iv) Tourism, Transport and ICT Statistics.

Population and Social Statistics Directorate

The Directorate will be headed by a Director, Population and Social Statistics, who is responsible to the Director General for the following functions:-

(i) undertake decennial population and housing census as per the Statistics Act, 2006 and schedule 4 of the Kenya Constitution, 2010;
(ii) undertake demographic and health sample surveys;
(iii) compile vital statistics;
(iv) conduct social sample surveys;
(v) collect, collate, compile, analyze, publish and disseminate administrative data on Governance, Peace and Security, health, education and gender statistics;
(vi) undertake cartographic mapping work for census;
(vii) develop and manage geo-spatial databases;
(viii) prepare relevant chapters in the Annual Economic Survey and Statistical Abstract;
(ix) disseminate population, demographic and social statistics;
(x) provide technical advice on population, demographic and social statistics and cartographic matters to stakeholders;
(xi) coordination of collaboration and partnership between data producers and users in population and social sectors;
(xii) coordinate collaboration with international bodies that support population related matters;
(xiii) undertake data entry, processing, analysis and dissemination; and
(xiv) maintain population and social statistics database(s).

The Directorate will be organized into three (3) divisions, namely:-

(i) Population Statistics;
(ii) Social Statistics; and
(iii) Cartography/GIS Statistics.


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