Cooperation project between National Statistics of Georgia (Geostat) and Statistics Sweden
Project title – Cooperation project between National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat) and Statistics Sweden
Beneficiary – National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat)
Donor - Sida
Implementing agency – Statistics Sweden
Period covered – 01/05/2015 –30/06/2018
Type of assistance – Technical assistance
Main objectives – improve the competence of the staff at Geostat, to ensure production of reliable statistics; Develop overall functioning of Geostat, including management and planning issues; Improve the institutional competence, including policies, documentation and standardization, reputation and image of Geostat in the Georgian society. The project focuses on three main areas: support to the development of statistical methods, price statistics and national accounts. Furthermore, the project also comprises collaboration in improving business statistics, management and human resources development issues.
Main results – Methodology improved in CPI and PPI calculations; new weighting system based on total National Accounts; development of new software for PPI; introduced new format of the press release for PPI; implementation of Metadata and new methods in Business Register; improve competence in English language; work on quality management. Training courses in Statistical methods; improvement of sampling for Business Surveys.
National Statistics office of Georgia continues strengthening the statistical system. In the framework of joint project with Geostat and Statistic Sweden, Swedish experts held the “short-term practical statistics cours