The Statistics Department is established at Metropolitan Assembly as per Second Schedule of the Local Governance Act, 2016 (Act 936).
The Metropolitan Statistics Department aspires to provide reliable and responsive statistical services for good governance and development.
To harness, produce and manage quality local level statistics based on national standards using competent staff for evidence-based decision making in support of local and national development.
(a) Enhance the use of statistics for evidence-based decision making.
(b) Harmonize concepts, methods, and classification used in the productino of statistics at all levels.
(c) Assist the Metropolis to mobilize revenue for development.
(d) Systematize the collation of administrative data across sectors and geographical units.
(d) Reinforce the coordination of statistics generation, compilation, analysis, storage and dissemination across departments within the Metropolis.
(e) Strengthen capacity of statistical staff at the Metropolis.
(d) Engender statistical literacy among stakeholders.
The Statistics Department in the Metropolitan Assembly shall: