Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) will begin a multi-staged Trial Census from 26 May 2019, to 2nd June 2019 as the Trial census night as part of the preparations for the 2020 Population and Housing Census.

Districts selected for the trial exercise Dormaa West District (Bono Region), Bunkpurugu District (North East Region), and Ashiedu Keteke, Ledzokuku, Osu Klottey, Ayawaso West, Okaikoi sub metros all in the Greater Accra Region.

Government Statistician, Professor Samuel Anim, said for the first time, GSS would adopt the use of electronic data collection with other geo-spatial technologies, which has been recommended by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) for the 2020 round of Population and Housing Censuses.

The Trial Census is also in line with the United Nations’ recommendations guiding the conduct of Population and Housing Censuses worldwide.

 

Source:Ghana/myxyzonline.com/93.1Mhz

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