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What Kazakhstanis will be asked about during the population census?

A total of 87 questions will be asked to the citizens of Kazakhstan during the national census of 2021, ATPress.kz reports

As reported to the Bureau of National Statistics, the list of questions included in the questionnaires has been significantly expanded. It includes 67 questions and 20 clarifying sub-questions. The basis for the expansion was the Recommendations of European statisticians on the 2020 round of population and housing censuses and methodological materials of the CIS Interstate Statistical Committee.

“Unlike the 2009 national census, where the survey was conducted on 73 questions, the 2021 census expanded the issues of migration, employment, marital status, fertility and language proficiency. Also new questions recommended by the Washington Group on Disability Statistics of the United Nations were added, the purpose of which is to promote the expansion of international cooperation in the field of health statistics, attention is also paid to the criteria of disability”, the statement said.

Recall that from September 1 to October 30, 2021, a nationwide population census will be conducted in Kazakhstan.

Новостной портал – ATPress