Presentation on theme: "1 Census Data Users Consulting Census Data Users Presented at the UN Regional Seminar on Census Data Dissemination and Spatial Analysis Motale Phirwa Statistics."— Presentation transcript:
1 Census Data Users Consulting Census Data Users Presented at the UN Regional Seminar on Census Data Dissemination and Spatial Analysis Motale Phirwa Statistics South Africa 14 th September 2010 Nairobi, Kenya
2 Census Data Users Topic Who defines what statistics agencies do? The statistics act Who consumes what stats agencies produce? Users
3 Census Data Users Statistics Acts the collection, compilation and analysis of official statistics in accordance with the purpose of official statistics and the statistical principles contemplated in section 3 (South Africa) may collect, compile, analyse, abstract, publish and otherwise disseminate statistical information relating to the commercial, industrial, financial, agricultural, social, demographic, economic activities and general conditions of the people of Mauritius;
4 Census Data Users Other Statistical frameworks Handbook of Statistical Organisation – The Operation and Organisation of a Statistical Agency Chapter III defines user needs Fundamental Principles of Statistics Principle 1 defines how to provide access
5 Census Data Users Primary Requirement on Producing Statistics Statistical Agencies produce information for the consumption or use by persons and agencies who are internal and external to the agency. The statistical information produced must then meet the users needs
6 Census Data Users Statistical Collection Value Chain
7 Census Data Users User clients of the statistical agency who use information products Are the needs of all users the same? No Users have to be grouped according to needs user segmentation is a necessity. Who are our users?
8 Census Data Users Data Users at Statistics South Africa
9 Census Data Users National Government Formulating policy Monitoring and evaluation Provincial Government Service delivery Monitoring Local government Service delivery Monitoring User Segmentation - South Africa ?
10 Census Data Users Major Public and Constitutional Entities Monitoring Service delivery Media Interaction with the public Influence the public perception Non-governmental Organisations Social responsibility program User Segmentation - South Africa..
11 Census Data Users Research and educational Institutions Undertaking research and analysis International agencies Comparison of countries Monitoring of international programs Members of the public Monitoring General knowledge User Segmentation - South Africa…
12 Census Data Users Parliament Monitoring Private sector Economic development User Segmentation - South Africa…
13 Census Data Users Internet Usage Statististics http://www.internetworldstats.com/af/za.htm
14 Census Data Users External attendees Questionnaires receivedResponse rate (%) Eastern Cape261453.8 Free State19842.1 Gauteng733953.4 KwaZulu-Natal583356.9 Limpopo11 100.0 Mpumalanga282175.0 Northern Cape34617.6 North West10110.0 Western Cape402767.5 Total29916053.5 Number of Attendees and Questionnaires Received
15 Census Data Users User Segment By Preferred Delivery Channel
18 Census Data Users There is an increasing number of individuals who have access to the internet. Users prefer access to information through web services, in the form electronic data sets and via e-mail. What about mobile phone sms? Then, what form should the dissemination plan take?
19 Census Data Users Census 2011 Consultation Workshops Report – June 2008, Statistics South Africa Monthly StatsOnline Statistics – Statistics South Africa. Sources