Presentation on theme: "CAMBODIA COUNTRY REPORT By HANG PHALLY. INTRODUCTION Cambodia is officially titled as Kingdom of Cambodia situated in the South-East Asia and borders."— Presentation transcript:
INTRODUCTION Cambodia is officially titled as Kingdom of Cambodia situated in the South-East Asia and borders with Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Cambodia has 440 Kilometers of coastal border with the Gulf of Thailand, with a total area 181.035 square kilometers. Administratively, the country comprised of 20 provinces and 4 cities including Phnom Penh. Phnom Penh consists of seven Districts (Khan), with a population of about 2 millions.
Cambodia According to the Inter-Censal Population in March 2004, Cambodia has a total population of 12.824.000 persons, 6.197.000 persons are male, and 6.627.000 persons are female, excluded transient population, The central low-lying area, which stretches from the Northwest to the Southeast, is an important agricultural region; the chain of mountains standing to the West, to the North and the eastern plateau shield the country from the effects of various storms and other possible natural disasters.
The great lake of Tonle Sap is a natural basin. It is the most important area for river fish; the warmth and humidity of the climate bring about the lushness of the vegetation and the forest, which is the habitat of many species of wild animals; and many rich mineral deposits are the future potential resources of the country.
More than 80% of total population depends on their income derive from farming based on traditional practices and rudimentary tools. Cambodia’s economy is a free market economy.
ORGANIZATION FUNCTION The National institute of statistics (NIS) is under the Ministry of Planning. (NIS) has permanent staff workers approximately 650 persons. About 200 staff is employed in the NIS, 150 in the Provincial office, and other 300 staff in the District office.
* The main tasks of NIS are: collecting, compiling, analyzing and disseminating primary data condition, private and government establishments and enterprises, demographic statistics, national accounts, consumer price index (CPI) and other primary data with the Government.
NIS is also mandated to take charge in the maintenance, updating and implementation of statistics program for the Cambodia government. The responsibility of coordinating with the other government statistics agencies is also the function of the office.
From 1993 to now, the National Institute of Statistics has conducted many statistical surveys. Socio - Economics Survey of Cambodia (SESC) started since 1993-94, 1996-97, 99 and 2003-04. These SESC were mainly sponsored by (UNDP), (ADB), (UNFPA), d (UNICEF), (ILO) and (SIDA) etc.
In March 1996, a nationwide survey on demography was conducted by NIS and in March 1998, the Population Census of Cambodia was secondly done after the first Census 1962. The second Census mainly supported by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
The Labor Force Survey of Cambodia has conducted by quarterly since 1995 only in Phnom Penh. In November 2000, and 2001 these survey were conducted nationwide, under the auspices of ADB, (UNFPA), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and (USAID). The Inter-Censal Population in March 2004 is recently, supported by the government of Japan [UNFPA].
Currently NIS Project supported by International Agencies: 1- JICA: Project on Improving Official Statistics in Cambodia, which will be started on October 2005. 2-UNDP: Project on Capacity Development National Statistical System in Cambodia, which currently is ongoing.
References for Readings: - Year Book 2003 - Report of Socio-Economics Survey 1993- 2004 - Other Sources: NIS, Website (www.nis.gov.kh) Internet, CAMInfo.www.nis.gov.kh
NIS has 4 Departments, nineteen Bureaus. I have been working in Bureau of Syntheses Economics Statistics, Department of Economics Statistic Department. The Organization chart of the NIS is given in appendix on the next page. - Social Statistics Department - Economic Statistics Department - General Statistics Department - Census and Survey Department
MY DUTIES: At present, I am responsible for data collecting from line Ministries to compiled year book and Supported to National Account Bureau.
OTHER: A part from these main duties, I am involved in Demographic and Health Survey 2005-2006 (Survey field editor). With the view of strengthening Price Statistics progress in Cambodia, the Present course will be very helpful and beneficial in up lifting and upgrading my statistics skills.
DirectorGeneralNIS Director General, NIS H.E. San Sy than Deputy Director General Mr. Khiev Sary Deputy Director General Ms. Hang Lina Deputy Director General Mr. Seng Soeurn General Statistics Department Economics Statistics Department Social Statistics Department Dept. of Demography. Stat. Census and Survey Bureau of Administration Bureau of National Accounts Bureau of Stat. Coordination and Cooperation Bureau of Data Processing Bureau of Syntheses & Econ. Statistics analyses Bureau of Industrial and Trade Statistics Bureau of Agricultural Statistics ur. of Stat. of Construct, Tourism Environment, Post & Telecomm. Bureau of Syntheses & Social Statistics Analyses Bureau of Social and Labour Statistics Bureau of Education, Youth and Sport Statistics Bureau of Stat. of Health Culture Religion Bureau of Survey Planning Bureau of Fields Operation Bureau of Census Bureau of Statistics Information Bureau of development of Computer System Bureau of Price Index Bureau of Demography 24 Provincial, Municiple Statistics Bureaus 24 Provincial, Municiple Statistics Bureaus Divisions Deputy Director General Mr. Has Bunton DUSC, NIS, Building (Data Users Service center) Training Unit, NIS