Welcome to our Microdata Portal
The Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) is a corporate body that was established through the Census and Statistics Act of 2007. The operations of the Agency are controlled and managed by the Board. The agency is the main source of official statistics in Zimbabwe and is mandated to play a coordination and supervisory role within the National Statistical System. ZIMSTAT has the authority to certify and designate any statistics produced in the country as official statistics having been satisfied that all the quality requirements of good statistics were met.
"To become a world class provider of official statistical information and services".
Provision of timely, accurate, reliable and relevant statistics for evidence-based policy and decision making, using qualified, competent, motivated and professional staff and state of the art technology in response to the demands of our clients.
In carrying out their responsibilities, ZIMSTAT staff will be guided by the following shared values:
1. User focus: All activities of the NSS shall aim at understanding and meeting data needs and expectations of users.
2. Integrity and credibility: To create and maintain public trust in official statistics by fully exercising professional independence and by proactively promoting best practices, including transparency, in data production and dissemination.
3. Quality consciousness: To develop and maintain a system-wide quality culture, through innovation, research and creativity to produce value-added products and services, and by developing frameworks for assessing and enhancing the quality of such products and services.