SB gathers data on poverty, unemployment

The national statistical agency, Statistics Botswana (SB) has embarked on a countrywide survey aimed at providing data on poverty levels and the labour market.

The Botswana Multi Topic Household Survey (BMTHS) started earlier this November and will be carried out over a 12-month period ending in October 2016.  The results are expected to be released in March 2017.

Speaking at the launch on Tuesday in Gaborone, deputy statistician general, Burton Mguni said the study combines the labour force and Botswana core-welfare indicators planned into one multi-topic household survey.

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