National Bureau of Statistics (Tanzania)

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National Bureau of Statistics
Ofisi ya Taifa ya Takwimu  (Swahili)
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Government Agency overview
Formed 26 March 1999
Preceding Government Agency Bureau of Statistics
Jurisdiction Tanzania mainland1
Headquarters Kivukoni Front, Dar es Salaam
Motto Statistics for development
Government Agency executive Dr. Albina A. Chuwa, Director General
Key document Statistics Act No 1, 2002
Website www.nbs.go.tz
Footnotes
1 Applies to Zanzibar in the case of census

The National Bureau of Statistics is a branch of the Government of Tanzania which is responsible for compiling and distributing census data in the African nation of Tanzania. It is based in Dar es Salaam and obtains a wide range of economic, social and demographic statistics about the country. The bureau compiled data on every village in Tanzania during the 2002 Tanzanian census in August 2002.

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