Vision Statement

An effective and efficient statistical system that contributes to the improvement of the wellbeing of all citizens by 2030

Mission Statement

To produce timely, accurate, reliable and relevant statistics for evidence-based policy and decision making, using qualified, competent, motivated and professional staff and state of the art technology in response to the demands of our clients.


In carrying out their responsibilities, ZIMSTAT staff will be guided by the following shared values:

  •  User focus: All activities of the NSS shall aim at understanding and meeting data needs and expectations of users.
  • Integrity and credibility: To create and maintain public trust in official statistics by fully exercising professional independence and by proactively promoting best practices, including transparency, in data production and dissemination.
  • Quality consciousness: To develop and maintain a system-wide quality culture, through innovation, research and creativity to produce value-added products and services, and by developing frameworks for assessing and enhancing the quality of such products and services. ​