The purpose of this Guide and the files it accompanies, hereinafter referred to as the resource kit, is to enable the production of vital statistics reports, primarily using civil registration data.
The resource kit has three parts:
1. Guide: Part 1 consists of a brief introduction and background, followed by Part 2, which provides detailed guidance on how to complete the vital statistics Template document.
2. Template: This document contains notes to assist in the completion of tables and figures for the vital statistics report.
3.Workbook: The workbook can assist in the calculation of certain indicators and production of tables, graphs and figures to be included in the vital statistics report.