In 2023, Pakistan’s census will be digitally administered, and for the first time in the country’s history, a 40-item questionnaire covering eight key topics will be administered. With all the preparations done, the team is ready for the tough task.
This effort is entirely local. Dr. Naeem Uz Zafar, chief statistician of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), proudly said, “All systems developed and tools created are by our own experts.” increase. He said, “Census 2023:
At the Pakistan Institute for Development Economics (PIDE), Islamabad, ‘Everything You Want to Know’,
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According to Naeem uz Zafar, the census is an important national activity related to the demarcation process, allocation of resources to states, and representation in national and state parliaments. Therefore, the reliability of the census is of utmost importance.
During the census in Peshawar, security forces are collecting data from residents of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. The March 2023 Census will collect data from 185,000 blocks without requiring a Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) for verification purposes. The upcoming census will ask questions on eight broad themes, including households, basic services, demographics, education, health, employment, disability and migration, in a 40-item survey.
Dr Naeem Uz Zafar, chief statistician at the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), explained that Pakistan’s 2023 census will be conducted digitally for the first time in the country’s history. With all the preparations done, the team is ready for the tough task.
“Effort comes from within. Naeem uz Zafar thanked the audience for his efforts. Following the approval of the 2017 Census results at the 45th CCI Session on April 12, 2021, the Common Interest Council (CCI) has issued instructions on the next Census. stuff technology.
Afterwards, the Pakistani government sought the help of eminent demographers and experts with extensive his TORS to make the census process and results more transparent, credible and acceptable to more people. established a committee. Stakeholder engagement was done on the Management Board to gain individual accountability for the process.
At his upcoming 2023 Census Seminar, Zafar said he determined that the main objectives of the census, plans and policies, needed to be clarified, following UN guidelines and in-depth discussion by the Commission. said.
Everyone is invited to participate in the census, which means that the entire population in the country should be counted at the time of the census, regardless of status or his CNIC status. This task involves counting, not validation.
Individual census with details of each person collected. He added that they also agreed that the census must be conducted at the same time and as soon as possible.
Dr. PIDE Vice Chancellor (VC) Nadeemul Haque addressed parliament and said Pakistan’s census remains controversial and is often delayed for more than a decade, he said. With the next census approaching, now is the time to voice all your concerns and demands. In what is now Pakistan, the first regular census was taken in 1881. Until 1981, a regular census was taken every ten years. So far he has been censused six times.
1951, 1961, 1972, 1981, 1998 and most recently he in 2017.