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UNFPA in Kyrgyzstan with the National Statistics Committee organized the training for journalists "Population census: what the numbers say"

The training for journalists "Population census: what the numbers say" took place on May 26-28, 2021 in Issyk-Kul oblast.

The event was organized jointly with the National Statistical Committee within the framework of the project "KYRGYZSTAT: Strengthening the National Statistical System of the Kyrgyz Republic for the Production, Analysis and Dissemination of Population Statistics", implemented by the United Nations Population Fund with financial support from the Russian Federation.

Recall that a population census is an official registration of the population of the Kyrgyz Republic and obtaining information on a set of social, demographic and economic characteristics of the population, and in Kyrgyzstan it was planned from March 23 to April 1, 2020, but was postponed due to the pandemic. , and is currently tentatively scheduled for early September 2021.

The results of the census are widely used both in demographic and social policy and for making forecasts and programs for the socio-economic development of the country and regions. The population census provides an instant portrait of a society, which makes it possible to judge the state of society, its economy, and the social sphere, which makes it possible to more effectively solve certain problems.

The census is a nationwide event and it affects everyone.