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Vision & Mission

Vision & Mission


The Department of Census and Statistics is Sri Lanka's official and largest authority on statistics. The data DCS collects and disseminates is the primary driver of evidence based policy making in the country.

To be the leader in the region in producing timely statistical information to achieve the country's development goals.


Making Contribution to the Socio-Economic development of the country by providing accurate timely statistics, more effectively by means of new technology, and utilising the service of dedicated staff under strategic leadership to become a prosperous nation in the globalised environment.