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The annual conference of ESA
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The 26th annual conference of our association has taken place successsfully at the   Intercontinental hotel on  Saturday March 25 and Sunday March 26 with theme  “Role of Population and Housing Census in tracking the SDGs Progress”. This year’s conference has a particular focus on the fourth round Population and Housing Census Ethiopia will conduct in November 2017. Over 25 papers are presented, short courses are also offered by seasoned professors and panel discussions on national issues are also held.(To get the Conference Booklet (Book of Abstract), CLICK HERE) and the Conference Program is accessible HERE)  
                      Speakers include:

  • Dr Eshetu Gurmu, Associate Professor at Centre for Population Studies, College of Development Studies of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • Prof. Kiros Berhane, University of Southern California (USA) & Fulbright Scholar (2016-2017) at AAU, Ethiopia
  • Prof. Henning Omre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
  • Prof. Tessema Astatkie, Dalhousie University, Canada

On the  25th of March, Prof. Kiros has provided a short course on “Recent Methodological Advances in Analysis of Multi-level Correlated Data” and Prof Henning has delivered a teaching on “Spatial Data Analysis”. Moreover, on the 26th of March. Prof. Tessema had a talk about “Controversy around Statistical Significance and P-values”.

More information about the conference will be uploaded on the association website.

The 26th GA Organizing Committee of ESA .



ESA 2017-CONFERENCE PROGRAM [click here ]



The Ethiopian Statistical Association (ESA) is a legally registered national, autonomous, a non-profit making and voluntary professional organization.

The Ethiopian Statistical Association was founded on April 8, 1990 with the primary objective of popularizing statistics and promoting modern statistical practices, research and training. The legal as well as organizational foundation of the Association emanates from its Constitution. The Constitution of ESA is organized under ten parts, which constitute a total of 25 Articles. 

Since its establishment, the Ethiopian Statistical Association (ESA) has produced several volumes of journals (publishing various research articles).

JESA is the journal of the Ethiopian Statistical Association. It was published for the first time in June 1991 and for the 17th time in November 2008. Its objective is to publish scientific papers arising from statistical research which bears on the Ethiopian experience and research in statistical science, and thereby to provide a medium for the exchange of knowledge and experience in statistical practice, research and statistical education.

ESA has also a newsletter published by the editorial committee three times a year. Its objectives are to make announcements of call for papers, conferences, etc., and publish information that enhance the statistical knowledge of the society, and to exchange scientific information.


The mission of ESA is to encourage and promote the development of statistical theory and applications so as to further enhance quality of teaching, research and professional practice in Ethiopia.

Speakers at the ESA 25th conference at the ECA (Partial photo)

The 24th annual conference of ESA Participants Photo (Partial)

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the 25th Annual ESA Conference

Sponsors of
the 24th Annual ESA Conference


Sponsors of
the 23rd Annual ESA Conference



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