Events Details

2nd World Statistics Day

October 20, 2015

The 2nd World Statistics Day will be celebrated on October 20, 2015 with the overarching theme "Better data. Better lives" to emphasize the need for high quality official statistics geared towards improving people's lives; recognize the crucial role of statistics in nation building and tracking progress through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); further support the word of statisticians across different settings, cultures and domains and; promote public knowledge and accessibility to timely, reliable and quality statistics for evidence-based and efficient decision making.

The DILG, together with the DOH hosted in 1998 the NSM with a theme: "Statistics in the 100th Year of Independence: Towards a Meaningful Governance, Health and Peace in the Community" (Estadistika sa isa ika-l00 Taon ng Kasarinlan: Tungo sa Higit na Makabuluhang Pamamahala, Kalusugan at Kapayapaan ng Pamayanan).