According to the oxford dictionary (third edition 2002) statistics can be defined as either the study of information based on number of things or as any piece of information expressed as numbers.
Statistics is important to any country, institution or organization because not only are they the main instruments used in the development of policies but they also provide a platform as far as planning for any future activities are concerned.
Currently BOS produces population, demographic, import, export, inflation and GDP and Labour force statistics.
A Census is conducted every ten years.
“This website was developed with the assistance of the Government of Canada through the Project for the Regional Advancement of Statistics in the Caribbean (PRASC).”