DSS 204: Sources and Nature of Social and Economic Statistics II

External data, internal data, primary sources versus secondary sources of data. Housing statistics: sources; the need for housing statistics, uses of housing statistics; limitation of housing statistics. Criminal Statistics: The concept of crime prevention; nature and scope of crime in Africa; main sources of criminal statistics. Methods of collecting data on crimes. Uses of criminal statistics. Problems of analysis of criminal statistics. Labour Statistics: Definitions, concepts and measurement problems. Sources of labour statistics: problems of comparability of labour force measures. Uses of labour statistics. Unemployment and employment statistics