Training Course on 'Tourism Statistics' in Azerbaijan
Date: 18-20 May 2015
Venue: Baku - Azerbaijan

In accordance with its 2015 Annual Work Plan, SESRIC organised the training course on 'Tourism Statistics' at the State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan (AZSTAT) on 18-20 May 2015, within the framework of the Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme. The course was conducted by Mr. Muharrem Ozcelik, Expert at the Turkish Statistical Institute (TURKSTAT), with participation of relevant officials of AZSTAT.

As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009); tourism statistics – a statistical activity category under the Economic statistics – covers statistics regarding visitor activity (such as arrivals/departures, overnight stays, expenditures, purpose of the visit, etc.) associated to different forms of tourism (inbound, domestic and outbound), tourism industries activity and infrastructure, employment and tourism satellite accounts.

The training course on 'Tourism Statistics' focused on the following topics:

  • Tourism Statistics in Turkey
  • Tourism Statistics in Azerbaijan
  • Domestic Tourism Survey
    • Definitions
    • Sampling Method
    • Field Application
    • Data Quality Objectives
    • Data Analysis
    • Newsletter
    • Publication Tables

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