African Centre for Statistics



Mr.Oliver Chinganya
African Centre for Statistics
Economic Commission for Africa
P. O. Box 3001
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 11 544 3595 (office)
       +251 91 150 8081 (mobile)
Contact by email


Geo-information technologies enable the collection, processing, analysis, visualization and dissemination of geospatial data efficiently, rapidly, and cost-effectively - using global positioning systems, remote sensing, and geographic information systems (GIS) – facilitating informed decisions on developmental issues.

Our Focus

ECA aims to be the first port of call for member States seeking original data to inform policy decisions.Its long term objective is to serve as a regional service centre for data on economic, social, demographic, and environmental conditions in African countries.

Towards High Quality Growth and Structural Transformation in the Eastern Africa

Kigali, 18 November 2013 (ECA) - Today, our continent celebrates the African Statistics Day on the theme, Quality Data to support African Progress.  The theme was chosen to draw attention to the importance of quality statistics for evidence-based decision making in all aspects of socio-economic development processes.