Jun 14, 2013, 10:42 AM
Bureau of Statistics (GBoS) has released Gambia’s
The objective of the press briefing is to inform the public about the improvement registered in the CPI, which is one of the core mandates of the prices and government finance statistics unit under GBoS economic statistics division.
is evident in all aspects of our socioeconomic and environmental life that the
availability of comprehensive, timely and accurate statistical information is
crucial for effective national development,
are also glad to inform the date users that for the first time GBoS will be
He added that from January 2019 to January 2020, food and non-alcoholic beverages, bread and cereals increased by 13.1%, oils and fats increased by 10.7%, fish increased by 10.4%, meat increased by 9.2%, vegetables, root crops and tubers increased by 7.5% and milk, cheese and Eggs increased by 5.6%.
the total final consumption to household final consumption expenditure which
were derived independently for the first time, recorded the largest share of
Barrow, a GBoS statistician said since 2004, they have been using an old base,
saying it is internationally recommended that the base should be renewed every
five years but due to some challenges, the Bureau could not