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​​​Celebration of the 2022 African Statistics Day (ASD)


​(a) Workshop Programme

(b) Brief on Workshop

(c) Welcome Address by Ag. Director of Statistics

(d) Address by UNFPA Head of Office for Mauritius and Seychelles

(e) Address by Ag. Chief Executive Officer of FAREI

(f) Opening speech by Chairperson of Statistics Board

(g) Presentation by Ag. Principal Biometrician of FAREI

(h) Infography Republic of Mauritius​​

November 18 is African Statistics Day (ASD) and this day was adopted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) to be celebrated by the African Communities.

Each year, the celebration revolves around raising awareness amongst decision-makers, development partners, data producers and users, academia, researchers, and the public on the importance of statistics on a specific theme.

This year's ASD theme was “Strengthening data system by modernizing the production and use of agricultural statistics with a view of informing policies to improve resilience in agriculture, nutrition, and food security on the African Continent" It is aligned with the African Union 2022 theme “Strengthening Resilience in Nutrition and Food Security on the African Continent: Strengthening Agro-Food Systems, Health and Social Protection Systems for the Acceleration of Human, Social and Economic Capital Development"disseminate statistical publications.

Statistics Mauritius hosted a workshop on 18 November to celebrate the 2022 ASD and on this occasion the preliminary results of the 2022 Housing and Population Census were also disseminated. ​

Poster for the ASD 2022

Media advisory for the ASD 2022

Key note address on ASD 2022 by the R​wandan State Minister

Picture Gallery​


  1. ​Statistics Mauritius
  2. 18 November 2022