News on Census

12 Abril 2016
UNITED NATIONS, New York/Shan State, Myanmar – “When people are not counted, they are excluded,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, yesterday during the opening session of the 49th Commission on Population and... Read more
29 Junio 2012
PROVINCIA DE BAMYAN (Afganistán) --- “Nadie ha realizado una encuesta antes aquí y nadie conoce el tipo de desafíos a los que nos enfrentamos aquí,” dice Mohammad Ibrahim, un agricultor de la provincia de Bamiyan... Read more
31 Marzo 2014
The below Q&A has been updated to reflect recent developments in Myanmar’s census exercise. UNITED NATIONS, New York – At midnight on March 30, Myanmar started to conduct its first census in more than 30 years. The... Read more
22 Abril 2013
YANGON — The Myanmar Government with support from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, undertook a pilot census exercise from 30 March to 10 April to prepare for a nationwide census in 2014, the country's first in... Read more
14 Septiembre 2012
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The United Nations biannual population projections are some of the most (if not the most) widely used numbers in demography. Researchers and policymakers alike rely on the figures to plan for present and future... Read more
7 Agosto 2012
BRASÍLIA— The 2012 General Census of Senegal will benefit from state-of-art information gathering and processing technologies used by Brazil, thanks to a South-South Cooperation initiative established between both... Read more
16 Marzo 2012
BUYU, Zanzibar — In this picturesque village on the outskirts of Zanzibar Town,  UNFPA programme officers joined colleagues from the Office of the Chief Statistician in Zanzibar to learn more about the pilot census... Read more
30 Abril 2012
NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar—At the invitation of the government of Myanmar, the United Nations will provide technical assistance and help mobilize financial support for the country’s first census in 31 years, under an... Read more
9 Abril 2012
Counting is one of the most basic intellectual tasks that children learn as a way to understand their world. This simple task, taken to the national level in the form of a population and housing census, becomes one of... Read more
26 Diciembre 2011
WASHINGTON — Population growth in the United Stated this year slowed to a rate not seen since the 1940s, says a recent Census Bureau report.  U.S. population growth has slowed to a rate not seen since 1945. Here, V-J... Read more