Belarus begins population census

Baku - APA. The population census will take place in Belarus from 14 to 24 October, APA reports quoting BelTA.

The census answers various questions connected with the quality of life in each region of the country, an educational level of the citizens, their social status and living conditions, etc. The population census is hold and supervised by the state statistics bodies and the national governmental bodies - the Interior Ministry, the KGB, the State Border Committee, the Foreign, Defense, Education, Health, Labor and Social Security Ministries.

The 2009 census will involve nearly 48,000 temporary staff, including 38,200 census takers who are mainly university students and employees of organizations.

A census questionnaire contains 37 most important questions which answers provide detailed demographic, national, cultural and socio-economic information on the population.

The preliminary results of the population census in the Republic of Belarus will be announced in early February 2010. The personal data will be fully processed by 30 December 2011.



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