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Services

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica provides the following services:

  • Library Service
  • Research Services
  • Sampling Services
  • Surveys Services
  • Geospatial Services

Library Service

Users who want to consult STATIN'S reports may do so at our library located at 7 Cecelio Ave., Kingston 10. A photocopy service is available at a nominal charge for persons who require selected pages from publications. Copies of reports from the United Nations and its specialized agencies as well as reports from other Caricom Countries are also available in the Library.

Research Services

The Institute provides research services for unpublished data. The information provided is subject to the confidentiality provisions of the Statistics Act. All requests for such information should be made to the Communications and Marketing Unit at 7 Cecelio Ave., Kingston 10.


Access to Microdata

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) makes available at a cost and under terms and conditions outlined in a legally binding agreement, microdata from Population and Housing Censuses and other Surveys.

Access to the microdata is carefully managed to protect confidentiality as governed by the Statistics Act. Therefore there are restrictions on the specific data topics and or the geographic level which can be made available. No information about individuals, households, or businesses will be disseminated.

To gain access to the microdata you will be required to complete the DATASET APPLICATION FORM, sign the NON-DISCLOSURE/CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT FORM and submit to info@statinja.gov.jm

Information provided on this form will be kept confidential. Please note that submitting false, misleading or fraudulent information constitutes a violation of this application. You may also contact us to discuss your research and to find the best microdata product for your project.

For more information please contact us at:

Phone: 1(876) 630-1600
Address: 7 Cecelio Ave., Kingston 10, Jamaica W.I.


Available dataset for 2011 Population Housing Census

Geospatial Services

The Geographic Services Unit provides digital and hard copy maps of enumeration and special areas of the island. The Unit also provides general mapping information on special request, for example, alignment of roads, population pyramids and graphs
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Survey Services

The Institute provides research services for unpublished data. The information provided is subject to the confidentiality provisions of the Statistics Act. All requests for such information should be made to the Communications and Marketing Unit at 7 Cecelio Ave., Kingston 10.

The Surveys Division is organized to provide survey services not only to Government but also to the wider society, at a cost. There is in place a cadre of interviewers that cover the entire island. In addition STATIN is equipped with the expertise in sampling methodology, questionnaire design and data analysis, questionnaire design and data analysis.
Survey Services

The following are part of the current survey programme of the Statistical Institute of Jamaica:

Household Surveys

  • Quarterly
    1. Labour Force Survey
  • Annually
    1. Survey of Living Conditions
  • Decennial
    1. Population and Housing Census
    2. Household Expenditure Survey
    3. Agricultural Census

Establishment Surveys

  • Monthly
    1. Survey of Prices of Consumer Goods and Services
    2. Producer Price Survey
  • Quarterly
    1. Survey of Employment, Earnings and Hours Worked
  • Annually
    1. Annual National Income and Product Survey

Sampling services

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica has a rich history of conducting surveys and censuses in Jamaica. STATIN’s survey programme begun in 1968 with the Labour Force Survey and has expanded over the years to include both routine and ad hoc surveys.The organization has conducted all censuses in Jamaica since its inception.

Projects

The Surveys Division is organized to provide survey services not only to Government but also to the wider society, at a cost. There is in place a cadre of interviewers that cover the entire island. In addition STATIN is equipped with the expertise in sampling methodology, questionnaire design and data analysis, questionnaire design and data analysis.


In addition to its current survey programme, the Statistical Institute of Jamaica also conducts ad hoc surveys on contract for Ministries, Departments and Agencies, International Development Partners and other entities. Some of these surveys include:

  • Inflation Expectation Survey (since 2006)
  • Informal Sector Survey (2015/16)
  • The School-to-Work Transition Survey (2013, 2015)
  • National Crime and Victimization Survey (2006, 2009, 2012/13)
  • Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (2000, 2005, 2011)
  • The Caribbean Broadband and ICT Indicators Survey (2010)
  • Reproductive Health Survey (2000, 2008)
  • Youth Activity Survey (2002)

Terms & Conditions

The terms and conditions which appear below govern the supply and use of data obtained form the Statistical Institute of Jamaica. Compliance with the terms and conditions hereof are to be strictly adhered to. The Data shall not be used for resale.

STATIN gives no warranty that the data is error free. However, all care and diligence has been exercised in the processing, analyzing and extracting of the information. To protect the identity and confidentiality of persons or businesses providing information the data have been aggregated in such a manner so as to prevent any person from identifying individual/ household /business establishment pursuant to Section 8 (2) of the Statistics(Amendment) Act 1984


Please contact us:

info@statinja.gov.jm
1 876 630 1600
Data Request Form
Fax: 1 876 926 1138