After working for almost 40 years in the area of official statistics, the last ten of which as the Director of the Statistical Service of Cyprus (CYSTAT), Mr. George Chr. Georgiou has retired from his post on 1.5.2017.
The Public Service Commission has nominated Mr. Stavros Karageorghis, Head of the National Accounts, Public Finance, Foreign Trade and Agricultural Statistics Division as Acting Director of CYSTAT for the period 2.5.2017 – 31.10.2017. An open competition will soon be launched for the filling in of the post.
The Statistical Service published the handbook "Cyprus in the EU scale, 2016" which presents an assessment of the position of Cyprus compared to the other E.U. countries through various socioeconomic indicators related to demography, education, health, social protection, economy, information society, environment, energy, research and development, innovation.
The handbook is available free of charge in electronic form on the website of the Statistical Service.
The Statistical Service published the Statistical Abstract 2015. The publication provides comparable time series data (in many cases since 1960) for several socio-economic themes such as Economy, Inflation, Population, Social Conditions, Labour, External Trade, Agriculture, Industry, Construction, Energy, Environment, Transport, Tourism, Trade, Science and Technology, Information Society.
The publication is available for free download from the website of the Statistical Service. In addition, the tables included in the Abstract are published on the website of the Statistical Service presenting the completed time series data. The files containing the tables are available in a format that allows easy data editing.