About GDDS / SDDS


Contact Person(s)
Dr. Chris Mukiza Ndatira,
Country Coordinator
Uganda Bureau of Statistics
Plot 9, Colville Street
P.O. Box 7186
Kampala, Uganda
Mrs. Winifred Nankya Mulindwa,
Assistant Country Coordinator
Uganda Bureau of Statistics
Plot 9, Colville Street
P.O. Box 7186
Kampala, Uganda
Phone : 256 414 706 000
Fax : 256 414 237 553
Email : sdds@ubos.org

GDDS stands for General Data Dissemination System

GDDS is a framework for development of the Statistical systems in producing economic, financial and socio-demographic data. It is built on four dimensions:Data  coverage, periodicity and timeliness, Quality of the disseminated data, Access by the public and Integrity of the disseminated data. It covers data categories across five sectors: Real, Fiscal, Financial, External and Socio-demographic sector.

GDDS Phase II Project

SDDS stands for Special Data Dissemination Standard

SDDS is a data dissemination standard which identifies best practices in the dissemination of economic and financial data, to contribute to the pursuit of sound macroeconomic policies.

For more information please contact us at:sdds@ubos.org

Access National Summary Data Page: NSDP is one of the tools used for monitoring observance of the SDDS, it shows all data categories covered by the SDDS and also contains the actual data described in the Metadata.
Access the Metadata: This provides information on current compilation and dissemination practices of different data categories.The meta data addresses for each prescribed data category the four GDDS/SDDS dissemination dimentions data covereage, periodicity and timeliness; access by public; integrity of the disseminated data and quality of the disseminated data.
Advance Release Calendar (ARC): This shows the release dates for data categories except for interest rates, stock markets (shrae price index) and exchange rates.The SDDS requires that at minimum, the ARC shows release dates for the current month and the two following months.

For more information please contact us at:sdds@ubos.org

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