|Population at 01/01/2017||8.742 mln.|
|Inflation within 2016||6.1%|
|CPI within 2016||106.1%|
|GDP within 2016||54.5 bln. somoni|
|1 US Dollar||.|
|10 Russian roubles||Array|
The Agency on the statistics held press conference with representatives of mass media
On January 26, 2017 the Agency on Statistics under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan conducted the press conference with representatives of mass media in the national press center.
The press conference was attended by representatives of newspapers, magazines, television and radio, including: NIAT Khovar, the newspaper Jumhuriyat, Charkhi Gardun, Paёmi Dushanbe, Faraj, Minbari Khalq, Halk-Ovozi, magazine Bonuvoni Tojikiston, news agencies: Asia - Plus, Reyters, Franz press, Ozodagon, Nastoyashee Vrеmya, Avesta; Television Jahonnamo and radio Tojikiston, Khovar, Ozodi and Sadoi Dushanbe.
Prior to the press conference the journalists were provided with press releases on the socio-economic situation of the Republic of Tajikistan (in Tajik and Russian languages) and about the activities of the state statistics bodies of the Republic of Tajikistan in 2016.
The press conference was opened by the Director of Agency, Ms. Hasanzoda Gulnora who presented the performance results of the statistical bodies in 2016 and the tasks for 2017. During the discussion of this topic the following persons were also attended: Deputy Director of the Agency, Mr. Davlatzoda K., heads of industry departments and divisions of the central office and the Main Computer Center of the Agency on Statistics.
It was noted that gross domestic product for January - December 2016 according to operative data amounted to 54.4711 mln. somoni that in comparison with the similar period of 2015 in comparable prices is 106.9%.
During 2016 the industrial output in the Republic amounted to 15070,6 Somoni and in comparison with 2015 the rate was 116.0%.
In general the journalists asked about the following topics:
The name of the products that will be included in the consumer basket;
Indicators relating to the production, processing, export and import of petroleum products according to the statistics in 2016;
The amount of humanitarian aid to near and far abroad countries in 2016;
The amount of remittances from migrant workers in 2016;
Production of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and drinking water in 2016 compared to 2015;
The total number of unemployed people, including unemployed people who have higher education;
Out of the total number of the population how many percent is Muslim;
The number of men and women of the Republic of Tajikistan in percentage ratio;
Inflation indicators of the Republic in comparison with other CIS countries;
Future plans for the transition to electronic reporting;
The number of migrants of the republic in 2016 - the number of the employed population, including those in the agricultural sector;
The availability of statistical information on the official website of the Agency;
Births, deaths, marriages and divorces;
Production, import and export of vegetable oil as compared to 2015;
Import of liquefied natural gas, petroleum products, flour and wheat compared to 2015;
Violation of the order in provision of the state statistical reports and measures taken with regard to these cases;
The number of long-lived inhabitants of the Republic of Tajikistan;
The preparatory work for the next census in 2020 and the main sources of funding for population census of 2020.
Mass media representatives were satisfied with the answers to their questions.
Conduction of such events with the participation of representatives of the media and users of statistical data will improve the transparency and quality of work in the preparation of statistical data.