[TimorLesteStudies] News from the National Statistics Directorate
jenster at cres10.anu.edu.au
Mon Jan 29 09:16:26 EST 2007
The National Statistics Directorate has Revamped
their website: www.dne.mopf.gov.tl
>The new website of the Direcção Nacional de
>Estatística/National Directorate Statistics was
>launched in December and features a lot of
>information that would be useful to researchers.
>The Directorate also holds a lot of data and
>demographic information which can be made
>available to researchers. The launch of the
>website coincided with other launches:
>1. The launch of the first version of DevInfoTimorLeste
>A free source based software program which
>allows the user to sort through the various
>databases therein entered and sort and search
>for their own analytical conclusions. Extremely
>useful tool for planners, grad students, project
>designers, etc. It is expected as the DNE
>receives more historical pertinent survey
>databases, and/or as new surveys such as the
>2010 census, the TLSLS 2006, the current
>Household survey, etc is concluded, a new
>version of this software program will be
>released. This is a UNICEF initiative and has
>been transferred to DNE. It is also a multilingual application.
>2. The launch of the Population Projections
>A UNFPA initiative as one of their final phases
>of their support to the Census 2004
>3. The launch of the Atlas
>A UNFPA intiative as one their final phases of
>their support to the Census 2004.
>This year, a publication on each district
>containing detailed information gathered from
>the 2004 census will also be published.
>The DNE website itself is not new, but it has
>been given a new lease and has become more user
>oriented. The objective being that those who
>need access to data and information may access it directly over the internet.
>If the analysis of the information is not
>detailed or conclusive enough. There is a
>request service: you may email
><mailto:info at dne.mopf.tl>info at dne.mopf.tl and
>request your specifics by variables.
>Having conducted Timor-Leste's first census
>utilizing GPS technology, DNE can also produce
>maps from the analysis. If you can't find
>something or wish to provide feedback on the
>development of the Website, please email us.
Further enquiries about the work of DNE can be
made to cdasilvacruz at gmail.com or info at dne.mopf.tl
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