Statistical Survey Review and Clearance System (SSRCS)
The SSRCS is one of the mechanisms of the NSCB for providing assistance and support to the statistical work of government agencies.
The system involves the evaluation of surveys or censuses sponsored and/or to be conducted by government agencies at the national and subnational level.
The review covers several areas such as
The review process aims to ensure conformity with standard definitions, concepts and classifications, and, consequently, the reliability, comparability and accuracy of statistics generated. At the same time, the system aims to minimize the burden of respondents, to effect economy in data collection, and to inform respondents about the survey and to enjoin their cooperation as well.
A database of surveys cleared, which can be accessed by users, is being maintained to facilitate the review process.