“The Poverty Profile Report provides a more detailed analysis of the results of the 2013 Household Budget Survey (HBS). It is a continuation / follow-up on the summary of the 2013 HBS results that was published in the Poverty & Inequality Estimates bulletin in December 2015. This report focuses on the patterns and correlates of poverty in 2013”.
In July 2010, the legal framework of the Bureau was recast and modernized and the National Statistics Bureau Act, 2005, was repealed to be replaced by the National Bureau of Statistics Act, 2010. The institution is now the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and is headed by a Chief Executive Officer.