Maldives Bureau of Statistics (NBS) is currently under Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure (MNPI)

  • Support to relevant agencies in maintaining Population Registers
  • Conducting Population and Housing Census, collect, analyze & publish national statistics
  • Carry out Population related research and analysis, increase awareness on population issues and celebrate world population day in Maldives
  • Compile and publish economic statistics
  • Develop & implement National Statistical Survey regulations, survey approval & maintain registry
  • Collects data for national development by regular surveys
  • Develop and implement National Statistical Policies, regulations, coordination of NSS
  • Maintain Statistical Standards and data quality in the statistical collections of the government agencies
  • Provide statistical training and capacity building for NSS