News on Census

22 August 2003
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KABUL—In Afghanistan today, in the face of overwhelming need, even small interventions are producing real progress. With support from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, non-governmental organizations are... Read more
4 October 2004
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Preliminary results of the first total census in Timor-Leste since its independence in 2002 were released in the capital, Dili, earlier this month. Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri announced the much-awaited figures at a... Read more
23 February 2009
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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania –Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today joined the Vice-President of Tanzania, Ali Mohamed Shein, in launching preparations for the country’s... Read more
13 May 2010
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JAKARTA, Indonesia — With about a quarter of a billion people, Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country. Throughout the month of May, some 700,000 enumerators will fan out across 90,000 villages in 33... Read more
11 May 2010
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NEW DELHI, India — The last (2001) census in India flagged a disturbing trend. According to the census, only 927 girls were born for every 1000 boys. Because the natural ratio favours more female than male births,... Read more
15 February 2010
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PYONGYANG, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea — More than 35,000 North Koreans fanned out all over their country during the first half of October 2008 to knock on every door and interview an adult from every... Read more
8 July 2010
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YEN HA VILLAGE, Viet Nam — May 19 was a special day for Thuy and her husband Nghe. Their son was one month old and, as dictated by Vietnamese tradition, they invited their relatives for a party. It was a big reunion,... Read more
30 July 2010
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PANAMA CITY — Fourteen countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are carrying out population and housing censuses this year as part of the 2010 round, a global effort by governments to count their citizens, which... Read more

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