Mr. Mahmoud Abdalrahman
Mr. Mahmoud Abedalrahman
Director General of Area Statistics
Marital status: Married
Year of Birth : 1962
Place of Birth: Kafer Al-Deek
Key Working Areas
Area Statistics: Housing Statistics
Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics 10/2003 - Present
Director General of Area Statistics Directorate
Responsible for the management, production, processing and dissemination process of Area Statistics and other relevant statistics.
Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics 2009-2010
Technical Assistant of National Director of Agricultural Census 2010
Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics 3-10/2003
Coordinator of Statistical Monitoring Unit
Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics 1/2001-6/2002
Acting Director General of Area Statistics
Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics 1998 - 2001
Director, Housing and Housing Conditions Statistics Department
Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics 1995 - 1998
Director, Crime and Victimization Statistics Department
Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics 1997, 2007
Salfit Governorate Director, Population, housing and Establishments’ census 1997 and 2007
Al-Quds Open University, Salfit 2002-2003
Lecturer: Part Time - Lecturer of Social work
Al-Quds Open University, Ramallah 1998-2002
Lecturer: Part Time Lecturer of Sociology, Social work and Social Development
Al-Najah National University, Nablus 1995
Lecturer: Part Time- Lecturer of Sociology
Al-Quds Open University, Nablus 1994
Lecturer: Part Time - Lecturer of Sociology Methods
Responsibility of preparing the annual budget and plans for the Area Statistics Directorate.
Responsibility of the approval and issuance of all reports produced by the directorate (Agriculture Statistics, Environment Statistics, Natural Resources Statistics, Housing Statistics and Tourism Statistics)
Responsibility in preparation and conducting of different workshops and seminars.
Questionnaire design, data processing, and data cleaning and analysis
Planning, management and supervision of building official Social and Area statistical programs (with applied experience on 20 statistical projects in PCBS)
Producing standard training materials (Manuals and relevant documents) for the training courses for field workers (data collectors) Designing statistical reports on the statistical results of the households surveys
Documentation of the surveys phases and archiving the main finding for public use
Good experience in management and supervision of designing housing census and housing conditions surveys and updating process of housing and building registers
Good experience in management, supervision and evaluation of performance for staff members (more than 18 employees over the last 10 years)
Very good experience in reporting skills, Preparing financial, progress and administrative reports to the “Highest Administration” Deep experience in the housing statistics (Main field of interest), as the director for the housing conditions surveys and housing census, including designing the questionnaires, manuals, statistical frames and samples and preparing the final tabulation including data analysis.
Jordan University 1991 – 1994
Al-Najah National University 1980 – 1984
“ Civil Service Leadership Development Program” (144 Hours) during the Period 21/10/2009 – 27/01/2010 in Ramallah – Palestine.
Study Visit/Methodology used in the 2007 Agricultural Census in Jordan (Amman 26th – 28th August 2008)
Measuring democracy, governance and human rights: (22 days), Held At: Munich - Germany: 24/09/2003 - 15/10/2003.
Euromediterranean Conference on Tourism Statistics: (5 days), Held At: Madrid – Spain: 4-8 March 2002.
Analysis and Interpretation of Statistics: (70 days), Held At: Tokyo - Japan: 18/1/2000 - 26/3/2000.
Study Tour/Administrative records: (7 days), Held At: Oslo – Norway: 10 –16/10 1999.
Performance Appraisal. (8 Hours), Held At: Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics Between: 25/10/1998 – 29/10/1998.
Advanced Administrative Skills: (12 Hours), Held At: Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics Between: 6 - 15 /9/1997.
Sampling Errors/ CENVAR Programme. (12 Hours), Held At: Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics Between: 04/05/1997 – 20/05/1997.
Training Trainers. (25 Hours), Held At: Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics Between: 31/8/1996 – 14/9/1996.
Social Studies, Housing Conditions, Housing Demand, Households Projections and Housing Projections.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Roundtable Meeting on Programme for the 2010 Round of Censuses of Agriculture, The Role of the Census of Agriculture in Monitoring of MDGs: Poverty and Hunger. 16-20/11/2008, Cairo, Egypt
IAOS-IASS Conference on: Poverty, Social Exclusion and Development: a Statistical Perspective, Expansion and Annexation Wall and Social Exclusion in the West Bank in Palestine. 29/11-1/12/2004, Amman- Jordan
Euromediterranean, MEDSTAT programme, MED-TOUR project, Euromediterranean Conference on Tourism Statistics, Accomedations Statistics in Palestine. 4-8 March 2002. Madrid – Spain
Ministry of Health and (W.H.O), Safety Promotion, Victims of Criminal Offenses and Road Traffic Accidents. 20-21 September 1998. Ramallah – Palestine
Ministry of Housing and Birzeit University, International Conference on Affordable Housing in Palestine, Housing Conditions in the Palestinian Refugee Camps. 1-3 November. 1996. Birzeit University – Palestine.
Papers in Refereed Scientific Research Journals:
An – Najah University Journal for Research-(Humanities), Housing Units and Households Projections Methods in the Palestinian Territory up to 2010. An-Najah National University, Nablus- Palestine, V.18, N.1, (June 2004).
Mother Tongue: Arabic
Good Ability to Read, Speak and Write English.
Slight Ability to Read, Speak and Write Hebrew.