Welcoming Population Census 2020 in Indonesia

In the upcoming year of 2020, Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS-Statistics Indonesia) will once again administer a grand event of Population Census 2020.

What is population census? you may ask.
The population census is the enumeration of the country’s total population in a certain period. In Indonesia, population census is conducted every ten years (every year that ends with 0) in accordance with UU No. 16/1997 about Statistics.

Why conduct Population Census?

Population Census is very important for the government to ensure a proper development planning for Indonesia. Population Census comes with a lot of benefits such as:

  1. determining the population growth rate
  2. determining the development of the number of population
  3. determining population distribution and density.
  4. determining population composition.
  5. determining the migration flow.
  6. planning the facilities and infrastructures construction.

Advertising Population Census

To increase public awareness of population census, BPS-Statistics Indonesia tries to socialize and advertise it in many ways such as the video below:

Regarding the benefits, I hope you guys are ready to participate and make sure that you are counted in June 2020.

As the tagline says “Anda tercatat, data akurat”.

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