This manual unifies the statistical and economic concepts and terms, which are used in the regional and international organizations and entities and the consultancy firms.
The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) is keen to communicate annually with the coordinators, partners and
providers of statistical data, as it holds an annual meeting with the coordinators, partners and providers of
statistical data, in order to support the satisfaction of both parties' needs. This year, PSA will hold its
annual meeting via an online workshop entitled: “Role of Technology and Concept Unification in Facilitating
Statistical Data Exchange” on Tuesday, 9 November 2021. The workshop will involve mixed attendance, whether
through personal attendance or virtual participation. The attendees in the 20th floor of the PSA building shall
be limited to the PSA staff along with the honored persons concerned with the "Rased Platform". Moreover,
communication with participants from outside Qatar, as well as candidates from ministries and governmental and
private bodies, will be via the Internet in accordance with the decisions of Qatar's Supreme Committee for
The importance of cooperation among the various sectors in Qatar is an essential basis for supporting the process
of data production, as PSA seeks to cover all economic, social, and demographic fields in order to achieve Qatar
National Vision 2030. PSA coordinates continuously with all parties with regard to providing it with the
required data and information. In the process of data sharing with entities or individuals, PSA depends on the
following technical means: Annual letters to request statistical data from various agencies, surveys, the
process of electronic linkage with some data sources and data-producing agencies, which facilitates the direct
flow of up-to-date data.
Various presentations will be made on various topics and the latest developments in the statistical process,
through the latest achievements of persons concerned in the PSA, with the participation of the coordinators of
the source agencies in all sectors of the country.