Dzongkhag Statistics Unit.


  • “To provide high quality statistical products and services to support social and economic development of the country."


  • To provide relevant, reliable and timely statistics to facilitate planning and evidence-based decision making.


  • Collect data and update them at regular intervals in the Dzongkhags and maintain a comprehensive Dzongkhag statistical datatbase.
  • Compile and produce reports and publication of “Dzongkhag Statistical Profile”.
  • In collaboration with the NSB to coordinate and control statistical activities at the Dzongkhag and Gewog levels.
  • Focal point for dissemination of Dzongkhag/Gewog level information.
  • Coordination. Collection and Compilation of primary data collection in Dzongkhags.
  • Prepare statistical work plan and budget for statistical activities in Dzongkhags and Gewogs.
  • Validate, assure sound definitions, concepts and classifications for statistical surveys and data collection.
  • Coordinate with the Dzongkhag Sector Officials in generating information.
  • Provide technical assistance to Dzongkhag Sectors and Gewogs.
  • Ensure timely collection of data at the Dzongkhag level.


    Dzongkhag Statistics Unit Activities

  • Consumer Price Index (CPI) data collection (Monthly & Quarterly)
  • International Comparison Program data collection (Monthly & Quarterly)
  • Annual Dzongkhag Statistics (ADS) data collection
  • Dzongkhag/Gewog at a Glance (DAG) data collection
  • LG Portal/Gewog Level Database data collection/validation
  • Collect, Compile and Publish Dzongkhag/Gewog Statistical Profile
  • Monitor and Supervise National Survey and Census conduct by National Statistics Bureau/Ministries/Agencies
  • APA Internal Review Committee Member.