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Country Profile of Brunei Darussalam

Main statistical agency
Main statistical agency name
Department of Statistics
Web address
brunei.gov.bn/
Position in the government
Head of National Statistical Office (DOS) reports to the Director General of the Department of Economic Planning and Development.


Other producers of official statistics
Other producers of official statistics
The other producers of official statistics are the following governmental bodies: Labour Department, Ministry of Education, Treasury Department, Ministry of Health, and Immigration Department.


Statistical advisory bodies
Statistical advisory bodies
DOS is aware of the importance of a user council and is planning to establish a statistical board or advisory to coordinate the statistical programme/activities at national level.


Data collection
Most recent population census
21 August 2001
Data confidentiality
The Statistics Act defines that individual information is confidential and can only be disclosed on aggregated basis; moreover, an individual data cannot be disclosed even if it is used for non-statistical purposes.


Data dissemination
Release calendar (existence, when and how published)
DOS does not publish a release calendar.




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