Bangladesh population

Next population and housing census 15-21 June

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The next population and housing census will take place in the country from June 15 to 21 this year.

It is for the first time that the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics has taken the initiative to conduct a digital census in the country with the aim of keeping pace with the changing world, providing accurate data and also contributing to the government’s efforts to build a digital Bangladesh.

The BBS under the Statistics and Informatics Division will implement the work of the Sixth Population and Housing Census.

In this census, using a digital map based on the geographic information system, the data of all households in the country will be collected simultaneously through the computer-assisted personal interview method using digital device tabs , says a press release.

The statement said the census will be conducted under the name Population and Housing Census-2022. Field data for the census will be collected from June 15 to June 21 when this will also be considered “census week”.

Midnight on June 14 (zero hour on June 15) will be considered the “census reference point or time”. The prime minister addressed the nation anytime before the census.