Republic of Somaliland
Ministry of Planning and National Development


Provide high quality, timely and independent statistical information and promote its use for policy formulation, decision making, research, and general public awareness



1. Provide data that is accurate, relevant, cost effective and timely about the nation's people and economy

2. Prepare national, regional, district and sector development plans

3. Formulate and provide policy guidelines

4. Mobilize domestic and external resources

5. Register and coordinate the work of local and international non-governmental organizations,

6. Ensure efficient allocation of resources



1. Designs and carry out socioeconomic surveys

2. Collects and compile existing national data from all sources

3. Conducts national censuses

4. Produces statistical books and publications

5. Computerizes statistical data and information collection system

6. Establishes a National Documentation Centre

7. Computerizes data and records

8. Maintains the ministry’s Servers and computers

9. Updates the Ministry’s website

10. Builds and maintains local area network (LAN)

11. Train staff

12. Provides IT support to ministry and regional and district planning units



1. Monthly statistical Abstract

2. Quarterly bulletin

3. Somaliland Statistical Yearbook (Somaliland in figures)

4. Census publication

5. Updated website pages

6. Additions to the National documentation centre

7. Local area network

8. Trained staff