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Country Profile of Mali

Main statistical agency
Main statistical agency name
Direction Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Informatique
Web address

Legal basis
Legal basis
Population statistics are produced and disseminated under the following terms and conditions:

- Ordinance No. 91 029/P-CTSP of June 29, 1991 governing obligations and secrecy in statistical matters. This text defines the rights and obligations of the statistical units surveyed, as well as those of the agencies involved in producing statistics;

- Decree N 91-145/P-CTSP of June 29, 1991 establishing operating modalities of the statistical coordination committee. This committee includes, inter alia, the subcommittee on demographic and social statistics responsible for assisting the Statistics Directorate in compiling population statistics;

- Law No 98-020 of March 9, 1998 governing the general population and housing census;

- Decree No. 98-099 of March 27, 1998 establishing the agencies responsible for the general population and housing census.

Data collection
Most recent population census
1-14 April 2009

Data dissemination
Release calendar (existence, when and how published)
No pre-established release calendar.
Languages of main publications

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