UBOS was established by the Statistics Act N0. 2 of June 11, 1998

This Act provides for the development and maintenance of a National Statistical System to ensure collection, analysis and publication of integrated, relevant, reliable and timely statistical information. It also establishes the Bureau as a coordinating, monitoring and supervisory body for the National Statistical System; and for other matters incidental to the foregoing.

Click here to download The Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act

The Statistics Act has recently been updated and can be accessed here 

Rules on Censuses and Surveys 2018

UBOS has developed rules on Censuses and surveys, to regulate the relations related to arrangement of the censuses and survey data related activities in Uganda. These rules were established in 2018.

The Rules on Censuses and Surveys 2018 can be accessed here here