Vision: To meet all the data needs of the development processes and governance of the country.
Mission: To develop a vibrant, responsive, efficient and affective statistical system in the country.
Mandate: Article 2 of the Statistics Law 2006 of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has given the following mandate to CSO:
“Central Statistics Organization shall function, as an independent governmental administration, for the purpose of creating an integrated scientific system for statistics, ensuring harmonization and coordination of all statistical activities in the nation”
Duties and Responsibilities: Article 8 of the Statistics Law 2006 has authorized CSO to discharge the following duties and responsibilities: