The Statistics Division at ESCWA has the pleasure to present the e-publication
on "Arab Register of Censuses and Surveys".
The Statistics Division is one of the main substantive programmes of the
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) which was established on
9 August 1973. ESCWA aims at supporting economic and social development in the
region. Distinguished by the power to convene, the Commission provides a
regional forum for coordination and forging of common positions among its member
ESCWA, as part of its mission to facilitate regional cooperation and
integration, has prepared this e-publication to provide up-to-date register of
censuses and surveys implemented in all the Arab countries. The e-publication
consolidates information and provide an insight on types and periodicity of
surveys and censuses conducted in the region.
The e-publication will be maintained and further developed and updated on a
yearly basis upon receipt of new information, comments and feedback from the
We hope this e-publication will be useful to all.
Director, Statistics Division
ESCWA staff efforts, Ms. Neda Jafar assisted by Mr. Roy Doumit from the
Statistics Division have resulted in the issuance of this e-publication
For further information, inquiries or remarks, you may wish to contact the
Statistics Division by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,
Telephone: +961-1-981 310, or fax:+961-1-981 510
Note: The information in the e-publication will be updated beginning of