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Dissemination Unit​
2599 7219


STATISTICS: Helping Malta make better decisions
12 September 2017


A seminar featuring ways in which statistics help in better decision making, organised by the National Statistics Office of Malta and Eurostat, demonstrated the complexity of the challenges facing society.  Such challenges warrant statistical data which is timely and of good quality. Experts from various fields provided insights on the way statistics can reach wider audiences more effectively, and improve decision making at all levels of society.

Click below for the conference presentations: 

Putting Users First​
​Mr Emanuele Baldacci, Director - Eurostat​
Promoting statistical literacy​
​​DGICOM: a European project to innovate in the communication of statistics
​Ms Christine Kormann
Metadata: Looking behind the numbers
​Mr Silvan Zammit, Director - Data Capability, NSO
Tourism: closer look at one of the pillars of the Maltese economy
Destination Malta: Who is visiting?​
​​Mr Matthew Zerafa, Head of Unit - Tourism, Education and Information Society Statistics, NSO
Converting Numbers into Travel Styles
​Ms Tania Sultana, Senior Manager, Malta Tourism Authority
How dependable is Malta’s economy on tourism?
​Mr Brandon Sacco, Statistician - National Accounts, NSO
​Insights on the Maltese Society
​Quantitative measurement of deprivation and relative poverty
​Mr Etienne Caruana, Director - Social and Regional Statistics, NSO​
​Ways of keeping track of child and family well being by working hand in hand with the National Statistics Office
​Professor Angela Abela - Faculty for Social Wellbeing, UoM
Do statistics in culture matter?
​Mr Toni Attard, Director - Arts Council Malta