Objectives & Functions

At our Agency every unit and department is saddled with various functions to ensure smooth running of the agency as we serve the public. 

Statistics Management

Development and management of official statistics and the authoritative source and custodian of official statistics in the state.

Statistical System

Coordination of the statistical system.


Advising the State and LGAs on matters of statistics.

Maintaining Data Bank

Development and maintenance of a comprehensive state data bank.

Public Awareness

Raising public awareness about the importance and role of statistical information in the society.

Development and Promotion

Development and promotion of the use of statistical standard and appropriate methodologies in the system at individual Local government, State, institutional, national and international levels.

Data Collection

Collection, compilation, analysis, interpretation and dissemination and publishing of statistical information either alone or with collaboration with other Agencies (both Government and Non-Governmental Agencies).

Sustainable Development

Building sustainable capacity for the production and use of statistical data and information in the State.