Foundation of all our development goals is accurate statistics – H.E. the President Maithripala Sirisena (සිංහල | தமிழ் | English )

Statistics play vital role in policy formulation - State Minister (Daily News. Wednesday, October 21, 2015)

Second World Statistics Day 2015 by Dr. Amara Satharasinghe, Director General, Department of Census and Statistics

Message - Secretary General of the United Nations

Resolution of the UN General Assembly


World Statistics Day 2015 Launch Video

Launch during 46th session of the Statistical Commission on 5 March 2015.

Better data, better lives (Daily News. Monday, October 19, 2015)

Measuring the true value of statistics (Daily FT. Tuesday, October 20, 2015)

'නිවැරදි දත්තවලින් වඩා සරු දිවියක්‌' (Divaina. Tuesday, October 20, 2015)


Celebration of World Statistics Day 2015 programme includes many events targeted at increasing awareness about official statistics amongst various user groups. The event: “WSD forum 2015” will be held on 20th October 2015 at JAIC Hilton Hotel Colombo with the participation of Hon. Niroshan Perera, State Minister of National Policy & Economic Development, as the chief guest.