Project: Tonga - Statistics Office Review

Country:

Tonga

Role:

Statistics Advisor

Funding Agency:

Tonga Government

In-Country Agency:

Ministry of Finance

Date:

January-2007

Duration (months):

3

Consultants:

Rob Solomon

Comments:

Statistics Advisor working to the Minister of Finance (MoF) on economic and financial issues. Responsible for monitoring and reporting to the Minister on issues with regards to the processing of the 2006 population census. The advisor reviewed the operations of the Statistics Office and prepared a stock take of statistical series and advice on improvements to the current system. Assisted with preparation of statistics for the macro-economic framework which will feed into the budget round and IMF Article IV consultations.