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2009 CENSUS NEWS


- The United Nations Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 2 in Arabic is now available on-line. More at: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/sources/census/census3.htm
- Posted 24 December 2009

- Ghana is preparing for the 2010 census of population and housing. More… - Posted 23 December 2009

- The second meeting of the International Technical Advisory Board for Iraq Census is being held in Amman, Jordan, 16-17 December 2009. The meeting will follow up on the recommendations of the 1st meeting; and discuss the Census Progress report, lessons learned from the Pilot Census and communication, advocacy and publicity campaign. - Posted 16 December 2009

- Mozambique has presented the final results of the 2007 Population and Housing Census. More... - Posted 7 December 2009

-Malawi has release the final results of the 2008 Population and Housing Census. More… - Posted 7 December 2009

- The United Nations Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 2 in Russian is now available on-line. More at: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/standmeth/principles/Series_M67Rev2ru.pdf - Posted 7 December 2009

- New Caledonia has released provisional results from its Census 2009. According to the provisional results, the population count is 245 580 inhabitants. More information is available at: http://www.isee.nc/
- Posted 2 December 2009

- Recensement 2009 de la population de Nouvelle-Caledonie: premiers resultats provisoires. La Nouvelle-Caledonie compte
245 580 habitants.
Plus d`information: http://www.isee.nc/ - Posted 2 December 2009

- Needs Assessment Conference for Census Analysis, 11-13 November 2009, Dakar, Senegal, is sponsored by UNFPA and the UN Statistics Division. The main objective of this conference, is to create a dialogue between census specialists and population data users in the region of sub-Saharan Africa. The aim is to achieve timely, accurate, and relevant census data relevant to the policy needs of the region. For more info go to:
http://www.unfpa.org/public/site/global/lang/en/pid/4118Photo from the workshop. - Posted 13 November 2009

- The National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus is conducting the Population and Housing Census from 14-24 October 2009. More at: http://belstat.gov.by/homep/en/census/2009/main.php
- Posted 22 October 2009

- United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), in collaboration with the CARICOM Secretariat, is organizing a CensusInfo Regional Workshop for the Caribbean Region, in Georgetown, Guyana, from 12 to 15 October 2009. The workshop brings together the data managers from 17 countries in the Caribbean region and Guyana, many of which plan to have a census in 2010 or 2011. Upon the completion of the workshop, the participants are expected to acquire through hands-on exercises the skills to make census data in all of its disaggregated forms easily accessible to the international community. - Posted 16 October 2009

- In 2008, the UNSD organized a series of six workshops in different regions of the world to present and discuss contemporary technologies in census data capture, including the use of Optical Mark Recognition (OMR), Optical Character Recognition/Intelligent Character Recognition (OCR/ICR), Internet data collection, and use of handheld devices for data collection. In order to build knowledge on the vast amount of information presented and collected during these workshops, a technical report has been prepared to help countries in their planning of their next population and housing census. More... - Posted 7 October 2009

- The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), organized and conducted the Regional Workshop on Census Evaluation and Post Enumeration Surveys in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 14-18 September 2009. More... - Posted 5 October 2009

- The Cambodia 2008 Population Census final results have been released. The population of Cambodia increased by 1.96 million from 11.4 in 1998 to 13.4 million in 2008. More... - Posted 29 September 2009

- The website of the 2010 World Population and Housing Census Programme is now on Twitter. Join today to start receiving Census's tweets and keep informed of the 2010 round of Population and Housing Censuses in the World. - Posted 26 August 2009

- The Palestine Central Bureau of Statistics is the first National Office of Statistics to disseminate the results of its 2007 census using CensusInfo. CensusInfo is a software package developed by the United Nations Statistics Division in partnership with UNICEF and UNFPA, to help countries disseminate census data on CD-ROM and on the web. Based on the DevInfo platform, specific functionalities have been added to meet the census dissemination requirements: enhanced performance, template reports for dissemination at any geographical level, and mapping facilities. More at:
http://www.pcbs.gov.ps/CensusInfo/ - Posted 26 August 2009

- Enumeration has begun for the 2009 Population and Housing Census of Kenya. For more information, go to:
http://www.kenyacensus2009.go.ke/ - Posted 26 August 2009

- In 2005/2006, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat initiated the first phase in a programme of work designed to assist Member Countries of the Region in their preparations for the conduct of the 2010 Round of Population and Housing Censuses. More... - Posted 14 August 2009

- During the preparations for the 2010 Census a new methodology was developed at the Aruba Central Bureau of Statistics, to determine type of household and family. More... - Posted 14 August 2009

- Since 1st July, detailed results of the 2006 census of France have been available on the website of Insee at www.insee.fr. From now on, census results will be updated every year and disseminated at every geographical level, from communes to the whole of France. Thanks to the yearly data collection (rolling census) and with the annual publication of the results, the census becomes an invaluable information source for decision making. More...- Posted 14 August 2009

- Depuis le  1er juillet, les résultats statistiques du recensement de la population de la France de 2006 sont accessibles sur un espace dédié du site www.insee.fr. Dorénavant actualisés chaque année, ces résultats sont proposés pour tous les niveaux géographiques, de la commune à la France dans son ensemble. Grâce à l’annualisation de la collecte et à la publication annuelle des résultats, le recensement devient une source d’information précieuse pour les acteurs publics. More... - Posted 14 August 2009

- On May 20th 2009, the Bermuda Government, Department of Statistics officially launched the planning of its 2010 Census of Population & Housing, and the commencement of its Census Pre-test activities. More...
- Posted 14 August 2009

- The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), in collaboration with the Paraguay Direccion General de Estadistica, Encuestas y Censos, organized and conducted the Regional Workshop on Census Evaluation and Post Enumeration Surveys in Asunción, Paraguay, 3-7 August 2009. More... - Posted 14 August 2009

- The website of the 2010 World Population and Housing Census Programme has a new feature on country implementation of the 2010 census round. The website presents documents related to different aspects of implementation of the 2010 World Population and Housing Census Programme at the national level. More... - Posted 31 July 2009

- Guinea Bissau has released preliminary results of the 2009 Population and Housing Census. For more information, click here
- Posted 31 July 2009

- The government of Liberia has published the final results of the 2008 census. For more information, see: http://www.lisgis.org/Docs/NPHC%202008%20Report%20-%20Final.pdf
- Posted 21 July 2009

- Upon the request of the Iraqi government, UNFPA in cooperation with UNSD organized the first meeting of the 'International Technical Advisory Board for Iraq Census' (ITAB-IC), 8-9 July 2009 in Amman, Jordan. More... - Posted 17 July 2009

- The Anguilla Statistics Department has established an "Anguilla 2011 Population and Housing Census" blog. More... - Posted 13 July 2009

- The "Handbook on Geospatial Infrastructure in Support of Census Activities" is now available in print form. The publication is also available on the UNSD website at: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/ sources/census/census3.htm
- Posted 11 June 2009

- The Republic of Serbia conducted a pilot census from 1st to 15th April 2009. More... - Posted 2 June 2009

- The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is conducting the pilot Census of population, households and dwellings in the period from 15 to 30 May 2009. For more information, go to:
http://www.stat.gov.mk/english/probenpopis2009_eng.asp
- Posted 19 May 2009

- China plans to conduct its sixth national population census in 2010. For more information, go to:
http://english.gov.cn/2009-05/07/content_ 1306647.htm
- Posted 15 May 2009

- Uruguay prepares for the 2010 Population and Housing Census. More... (in Spanish) - Posted 7 May 2009

- One Year Countdown to the 2010 Census of the United States of America. More at:
http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/
2010_census/013610.html

- Posted 4 May 2009

- Preparations for the 2010 Population and Housing Census of Qatar are underway. For more information, go to:
http://www.qsa.gov.qa/QatarCensus/ and http://www.qsa.gov.qa/eng/News/2009/Articles/07.htm
- Posted 30 April 2009

- Israel has conducted the 2008 census, starting the night of December 27, 2008. More... - Posted 24 April 2009

- Mali has launched its fourth Population and Housing Census. Data collection began on 1 April 2009 throughout the territory, and should be completed no later than April 14 evening. More... - Posted 6 April 2009

- Le Mali vient de lancer son quatrième recensement de la population et de l’habitat. La collecte a débuté le 1er avril 2009 sur l’ensemble du territoire et devrait s’achever au plus tard le 14 avril au soir. En suite... - Posted 6 April 2009

- Mongolia has launched preparations for the 2010 Population and Housing Census (PHC) scheduled to be conducted between 10 and 16 January 2010. More... - Posted 6 April 2009

- On March 24, 2009 enumeration for the 2009 census of Kyrgyzstan started - Posted 1 April 2009

- The Handbook on Geospatial Infrastructure in Support of Census Activities has been published - Posted 30 March 2009

- Djibouti has officially launched the 2nd Population and Housing Census (in French) - Posted 16 March 2009

- Djibouti vient de lancer officiellement le deuxième recensement de la population et de l'habitat - Posted 16 March 2009

- Vanuatu prepares for the 3rd population census, which is scheduled for 16 November 2009 - Posted 13 March 2009

- The Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics – IBGE, in a joint action with the General Directorate for Statistics, Surveys and Censuses of Paraguay - DGEEC carried out last November the Third Joint Pilot Test for the 2010 Population Census - Posted 11 March 2009

- O Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística – IBGE em conjunto com a Dirección General de Estadística, Encuestas y Censos - DGEEC do Paraguai realizou a III Prova Piloto Conjunta do Censo Demográfico 2010 - Posted 11 March 2009

- The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) will conduct, in August 2010, the twelfth Demographic Brazilian Census - Posted 10 March 2009

- Tanzania has launched preparations for the 2010 Population and Housing Census - Posted 10 March 2009

- Kazakhstan is conducting its second Population and Housing Census from February 25 to March 6 2009. More at:
http://www.kz2009.kz/Pages/Default.aspx

- Posted 6 March 2009

- Национальная перепись - Республики Казахстан 2009 года
http://www.kz2009.kz/Pages/Default.aspx

- Posted 6 March 2009

- Kyrgyzstan is conducting its second Population and Housing Census from March 24 to April 24 2009. More at:http://www.stat.kg/rus/census2009.htm
- Posted 2 March 2009

- С 24 марта по 2 апреля 2009г. – проведение Второй Национальной переписи населения и жилищного фонда. Впервые в Кыргызской Республике одновременно с учетом населения будут учитываться количественные и качественные показатели по жилищному фонду
http://www.stat.kg/rus/census2009.htm

- Posted 2 March 2009

- Preliminary results of the 2008 Census of Population of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea which was conducted on 1-15 October 2008 have been released - Posted 26 February 2009

- In the scope of preparations for the Census of Population, Households and Dwellings that is going to be conducted in 2011 in the Republic of Serbia, the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia organizes a Pilot Census in the period from the 1st until the 15th April in 2009 - Posted 19 February 2009

- Conducted every five years, the Canadian Census of Population is a major undertaking whose planning and implementation spans a period of over eight years. Statistics Canada generally works on two and even three censuses at any given point in time - Posted 18 February 2009

- The UK census is a collaborative effort between the three national statistical offices representing England and Wales (the Office for National Statistics), Scotland (the General Register Office, Scotland) and Northern Ireland (the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency), each of whom are planning their next census for 27 March 2011, and are actively working together towards the goal of providing fully harmonised statistics
- Posted 19 January 2009

- France has just released the first official population figures for its administrative units resulting from its new mode of census - Posted 7 January 2009

- La France vient de publier les premières populations officielles de ses circonscriptions administratives issues de son nouveau mode de recensement - Posted 7 January 2009

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