Census on population and housing set for May
By Ninfa B Quirante
Catbalogan City (January 13) -- The Census on population and housing is well on its way as it will be conducted in May 2010.
The said census is by far the 13th census on population and housing, this was contained in a press release forwarded to PIA by NSO Samar, today.
The nationwide statistical operation aims to gather information on the basic socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the population and housing units.
Results of the census will provide government planners, policy makers and let the end users see the real situation of the Filipino people.
The data will also help them formulate social and economic development programs.
By virtue of Commonwealth Act number 591, section 2 the National Statistics Office (NSO) will conduct the survey.
Said agency is now preparing for the massive deployment of enumerators.
It is likewise advocating for the activation of organized city, municipal and provincial census boards. (PIA Samar with reports from NSO Samar) [top]