How population census will be conducted in 2021 Printable versionLast update: 19.03.2021
In Kazakhstan, national population census has been carried out every 10 years.
The last campaign took place in 2009, the next was scheduled to be taken in 2019.
However, due to the number of organizational issues related to the preparation and conduct of the census, it was decided to hold it in 2020.
In connection with the current state of soared coronavirus infection and imposed restrictive quarantine measures in the country, it was decided to delay the census take-up.
National population census for October 2021.
According to the decision of the Supreme Council for Reforms under the President, the national census will be conducted in the current year 2021.
This massive action will provide analytical insights, including
- real population number,
- age composition,
- gender composition,
- degree of urbanization,
- other information necessary for making verified, well-grounded management decisions.
In this article will be narrated about when and how the population census will take place.
Population census timeline
The decision was made to start online census from September 1, 2021.
It will last until October 15, 2021 on the site: sanaq.gov.kz.
The site will be accessed 24/7.
Citizens, regardless of their location, will be able to complete the census by themselves using a virtual assistant by filling out questionnaires for themselves and their family members.
The traditional continuous survey will be carried out from October 1 to October 30, 2021, with adherence to the necessary sanitary standards, to cover those citizens who did not pass the online census.
The census taker will use tablets that would allow to
- minimize the influence of the human factor on the data quality,
- will increase the level of reliability with the use of IIN,
- will avoid duplication of information.
With the help of a special mobile application, the interviewer will be able to conduct a survey taking into account all the built-in arithmetic and logical controls, apply classifiers and reference books. The resulting data will be sent directly to the shared database.
The electronic tablets used by the interviewers during the round-trip will be handed over to the schools in the respective regions.