The staff of the Central Statistics Agency, affiliated to the Ministry of Planning, began yesterday, Thursday, the implementation of the sixth electronic tribal experiment in Dohuk Governorate in the Kurdistan Region.
The official spokesman for the ministry, Abdul-Zahra Al-Hindawi, said in a statement, "This experiment is the sixth after five previous experiments carried out by the agency in the governorates of Baghdad, Basra, Erbil, Anbar and Karbala," noting that "these experiments come based on the directives of the Minister of Planning and Head of the Supreme Census Authority,
This is in the context of testing the technical capabilities associated with the general population and housing census form, and the use of tablets in implementing the electronic census.
He explained, "The field researchers, who are implementing the experiment, have been intensively trained before the start of the experiment," noting that "the experiment lasts for two weeks, and has two stages, the counting and numbering stage, and the counting stage."
Al-Hindawi called on families in the areas covered by the experiment to cooperate with researchers by providing the correct data for family members.
He stressed that "the census will be for purely developmental purposes, because it will provide a comprehensive and complete database on the reality of life, which helps to draw up sound economic plans and policies based on accurate statistical indicators," noting that "the next experience will be in Diwaniyah Governorate before the end of this year, Followed by other experiences in the remaining provinces.
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