The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has launched two dashboards, including PSLM_SDGs and Price, under its Digital Transformation initiative to provide latest information along with time series and info-graphic of data.
The dashboards have been launched for achieving the bureau’s objective of collecting, compiling and disseminating of data in reliable and user friendly way.
The initiative would help shift from uni-dimensional approach of data dissemination of providing data in fixed or aggregate format to an interactive and customized approach.
The dashboards would provide latest information along with time series data and info-graphic of data dissemination through dash board.
These dashboards would provide open access of data with gender and urban/rural break down along with comparison with previous years of various indicators as per requirement of data users.
The initiative of PBS will lead to increased used of PBS data for evidence based policy and planning.
The data is used by planners and policy makers, research workers, statisticians and national and international organizations as per their requirements.
Source: Radio Pakistan